How to Write a New Yorker Cartoon Caption: Child-Prodigy Edition
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Cartoon Caption Contest | Season One | Episode 5
How to Write a New Yorker Cartoon Caption: Child-Prodigy Edition
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Join the nine-year-old caption-writing sensation Alice Kassnove as she puts her spin on New Yorker cartoon captions.
Released on 04/26/2018
Transcript
I'm Allyson, I'm from New Jersey.
At my old school there was like a storytelling class
where they had the captions and we had to like, answer them
and write them.
Mommy posted them on Facebook
and then Bess saw it.
She like Tweeted about it everything
and then it just went viral I guess.
So we're working on trying to get out of here, right?
They're in a fish tank, I would want to get out
if I was in a fish tank and I was trapped.
Are they gonna cook us or the food?
I was thinking like, something to do with hibachi
because at hibachi they cook in front of you.
And then this popped into my head.
This one is very complicated.
Good job son, you caught a man.
Next time catch a fish though.
Well first, why would a man be swimming in the water
with a briefcase and a suit on?
Um, may I ask where are we?
I thought you said this is where you said you needed to go.
Don't judge.
If people ask, we come from planet Toaster.
It's the apocalypse!
Everybody run!
Um, I really can't, I'm about to get squished by water.
How's life?
The same.
Well I guess this is our new home.
You know, I think we're doing this wrong.
Well this is another one of the awkward ones.
(laughs)
I don't think the boss will be too happy.
He's like a teacher's pet,
but not for a teacher, for a boss.
My favorite one was the one in the fish tank.
I used to have a fish.
I don't know, it was just the funniest I think.
I don't overthink it.
I just do what comes to my head
and I don't try to make it funny or else it's not funny.
I think I'm definitely gonna keep doing cartoon captions.
(laughs)
[Woman] Look at that face.
(laughs)
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