Rinky dink (LA Times, 1-6-2008)
Mimi Pond is an American writer and cartoonist whose work has appeared in many publications. She has published in the Village Voice, the National Lampoon (in its 80's heyday), the New York Times and Los Angeles Times. She wrote the first episode of the famous cartoon series 'The Simpsons' in 1989 ('Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire'). She also wrote and illustrated several humour books, including 'The Valley Girls' Guide to Life' (Dell Books, 1982), 'Secrets of the Powder Room' (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983), 'Shoes Never Lie' (Berkley Books, 1985), 'A Groom of One's Own' (Dutton, 1991) and 'Splitting Hairs' (Simon and Schuster, 1998).
L.A. staycation at Super King Market (24-8-2008)