Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Maze cartoon of a maze by Yonatan Frimer

Maze cartoon of a maze of the stimulus funds application process.maze of a maze for stimulus funds
Maze cartoon a maze representing the stimulus fund application process maze. The monkey character says, "Why is this just not working?!
By Yonatan Frimer
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Maze links:
Maze Blog of political cartoon mazes.
Blog of the latest mazes
Mazes of the latest news

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Cartoonist 4 Hire - Editorial maze cartoonist, Yonatan Frimer, portfolio and resume

Open letter to anyone who works at a newspaper:

Please forward this to the Editor-in-Chief or HR department at your newspaper.

I'm an editorial cartoonist and am interested in submitting my portfolio and resume for review by your newspaper.

Please have a look at my editorial cartoons and let me know if there are any freelance, part-time, or full-time positions at your paper that would make good use of my talents.

My portfolio and resume can be viewed at:

If you'd like me to submit my works in any other format, please let me know.



Yonatan Frimer
Phone: +972-545-683-040

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Friday, August 20, 2010

Pitt Meadows corn maze proves ear-resistible

Latest Pitt Meadows puzzle features theme celebrating 100 years of the PNE

PNE-themed corn maze at the Pitt Meadows property owned by the Hopcotts.
After 11 years, the Hopcott family has the art of corn-maze making down to a science. The process is so precise, in fact, that it now only takes eight hours to groom their 17-acre plot in Pitt Meadows into a modern-day labyrinth of stalks and leaves, attracting adventure-seekers from all over the Lower Mainland.

Just don't expect maze manager Brad Hopcott to know how many stalks that equals.

"Too many to count," says Hopcott on a sweltering day this week.

To get things just perfect, the Hopcotts enlist the services of an American who specializes in carving out these giant puzzles based on client sketches, using GPS, a roto tiller and a tractor.

The result is two different mazes every year, with average solution times ranging from an hour to two hours per maze.

Note the word "average."

Hopcott's brother, Travis, remembers a woman who must have set the unofficial slowest time ever to complete the challenge.

"It took her over four hours."

In addition to the mazes, wee ones can cozy up to the petting zoo while for those young at heart wanting to throw an office gig at the maze, there are "cornporate" rooms that come with barbecue pits.

Personally, I want to take on the maze at night, armed with glowsticks and flashlights, which is totally an option, too. The glowsticks aside, that's not corny at all.

Check out meadowsmaze.com for more.

Maze cartoon of recession's effect on jobs, bullet thru queen of hearts, an illustration by Yonatan Frimer

Maze cartoon of recession's effect on jobs, bullet thru queen of hearts, an illustration by Yonatan Frimer

maze cartoon bullet queen of hearts

Maze cartoon of a bullet cutting the queen of hearts, to represent the effect of the recession on jobs.
By Yonatan Frimer
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Maze links
Team of Monkeys Maze Cartoons July 2010
Ink Blot Mazes - Maze Art
Maze Blog

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Worst joblessness statistics for nine months and gloomy manufacturing data send dollar and Wall Street tumbling

Americans hold up

Shares plunged on Wall Street and the dollar fell sharply tonight after an increase in jobless claims and weak signals from industry prompted fears that the US is heading for a double-dip recession.

The Dow Jones index fell 200 points at one stage in morning trading in New York after the US labour department reported that 500,000 new claims for unemployment benefit were filed in the week ending 14 August – an increase of 12,000 on the previous week and the highest figure for nine months.

The already gloomy mood was compounded when the Philadelphia Fed, one of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional reserve banks, published its monthly health check on manufacturing in America's mid-Atlantic region. The survey, seen by Wall Street as a barometer of US industrial conditions, showed activity had contracted unexpectedly for the first time since July 2009.

President Barack Obama called on Congress to pass a bill providing support for small businesses, but Wall Street believes the threat to the world's biggest economy will also require action by the Federal Reserve to expand the money supply through its quantitative easing programme. James Bullard, president of the St Louis Fed, said tonight that the central bank would need to step up its purchases of bonds should the threat of deflation intensify.

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