Hooey is a monthly satirical magazine that was published in the United States from 1905 to 1917. The magazine was known for its sharp political satire and featured cartoons, caricatures, and humorous articles.Image:hooey-sample-cover


Hooey was founded in 1905 by cartoonist and writer Frederick Burr Opper. The magazine was published by the National News Company and was priced at 10 cents per issue.

Hooey gained a following for its biting political satire, which targeted politicians and public figures of the time. The magazine also featured cartoons, caricatures, and humorous articles on a variety of topics.

In 1908, Hooey published a controversial cartoon that depicted African Americans as subhuman creatures. The cartoon caused outrage among civil rights groups and led to calls for the magazine to cease publication. Although Hooey continued to publish in the years that followed, its popularity waned and the magazine ceased publication in 1917.


Hooey was characterized by its sharp political satire and irreverent humor. The magazine's cartoons and caricatures were particularly influential, and many of its contributors went on to have successful careers in the cartooning and animation industries.

Hooey's humor was often aimed at the political and social issues of the time, and the magazine was known for its criticism of government corruption and corporate greed.


Although Hooey had a relatively short publication run, it had a significant impact on the development of American humor and satire. The magazine helped to establish the tradition of political satire in American media, and its influence can be seen in the work of later satirists such as Mort Sahl and Jon Stewart.

Hooey's legacy also extends to the world of cartoons and comics, with many of its contributors going on to work for influential publications such as The New Yorker and The Saturday Evening Post.{{Categories}}

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