Yeah, I know, just what the planet needs, yet another Blog. But this one is the OFFICIAL Blog of Illustration-ist, cartoonist, humor- mongerist, greasy Stooge-Shemp Howard-enthusiast, Danny Thomas glass coffee table ponderist Drew Friedman! Happier now?
The Newark Star Ledger and other Advance Media newspapers in New Jersey published this profile "Face time" by Mark Voger of my work and my latest book "Drew Friedman's Chosen People". This is the longer online version:
On Feb 12th, former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's official White House portraits debuted, the former presidents was painted by artist Kehinde Wiley.
I decided the Barack Obama portrait needed some improvement, it needed to be "Photo-Shemped". So I asked longtime Facebook friend and Photo-Shemp master Tom Hackett to replace Barack Obama's head with that of Shemp Howards. Tom accepted the challenge and within an hour produced the stunning results.
So, making it's debut today, presenting the official Shemp Howard portrait: