Contributors: Apr. 15, 1996

GARRY TRUDEAU is so successful as a cartoonist--Doonesbury, his definitive evocation of the baby-boomer zeitgeist, appears in 1,200 U.S. newspapers and has won a Pulitzer Prize--that he may be neglected as a writer. This week we welcome him to Time as a contributor of a hybrid Essay form that proves he's as amusing in words as in images. Trudeau has never been afraid to aim at the powerful; just ask any recent resident of the White House. But for his first Essay, he tackles the merely pesky--"Those goofy apostles of gracious living whose catalogs turn up in my mail," as he...

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