R. Crumb Withdraws from New Yorker
November 11, 2011 8:52 AM Subscribe
Cartoonist Robert Crumb's drawing for the New Yorker
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was turned down by editor David Remmick in 2009. Crumb didn't take the rejection well.
The drawing shows two people getting a marriage license. In the interview, Crumb said:
"Banning gay marriage is ridiculous because how are you supposed to tell what fucking gender anybody is if they’re bending it around? ".
Editor David Remmick offered no explanation for the rejection.