Check Your Egos at the Door Author:G. B Trudeau When forty-five major recording artists emerged from the limos outside of the A&M Studios one balmy night last winter, they made a kind of pop history. There as eyewitness to that history was G.B.Trudeau, the only major satirist invited to attend the proceedings. Several weeks later, the cartoonist showed his gratitude by being the first to reve... more »al that the stars had indeed checked their egos at the door (as per producer Quincy Jones's request), but that more than one had demanded a receipt.
The coverage could have been worse. A few months earlier, 3,000 miles to the east, George Bush had checked his manhood into a trust fund, and the exclusive reporting of this event in Doonesbury had produced a firestorm of indignation. "Garry Trudeau is coming out of a deep left field," the Vice president fumes. "The American people are going to b speaking out next Tuesday, and we'll see whether they side with Doonesbury of the Reagan-Bush message."
The author is currently demanding a recount.« less