This is one for the books: my first invite to participate on #RodaViva, Brazilian talk show on the air since 1986! So many well-known and important people are part of this show, and me, in the seat of the renowned Paulo Caruso, famous caricaturist and cartoonist! Big shoes to fill.
I’d like to thank you all, my readers, who have always been the pillars of my growth and success.
To watch the program in Portuguese (English captioning not yet available) click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rivj8gpeAFU&t=26s
Here are some of the caricatures I drew on Roda Viva:
New site admins! Please welcome…. *drumroll* Érico and Janelle! These native speakers of Brazilian Portuguese and American English, fluent also in Spanish, will be bringing you the latest and greatest of Once Upon A Saturday (as well as Carlos Ruas’ brilliant series Cats and Dogs, and Topsy Turvy World)…. err, once we catch up translating the 1,000 or so comics to be on the same page as the original Portuguese website, Um Sábado Qualquer.
Today, August 19, 2015, there will be a last-minute vote on bill 540/2015 sponsored by Fabio Silva of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party. The bill proposes that anyone in the state of Rio de Janeiro who produces any work of art (theatrical, caricatures, etc) which satirizes elements of any religion, can be fined up to 270 thousand Brazilian reais (approximately $845 USD).
Hello everyone! We are sorry there hasn’t been new updates lately. There has been a change of administrator.
From now on, I will be the new editor of this blog. My name is Gilles Nuytens and I’m already the administrator of the French version: Un Samedi Quelconque. I’ll manage that page and the blog the best I can. But be patient, as I can’t do it right now. There’s a lot to be done.