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A cartoonist, writer, performer. teacher, and illustrator. Flake has had cartoons published in The New Yorker, MAD Magazine, and the New Statesman. She had a weekly strip called Lulu Eightball that carried the jokes that are too vulgar for grown-up publications and too racy for MAD. She also does a bi-weekly cartoon for The Nib, usually about current political or cultural topics.