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French Political Cartoonist Tomi Ungerer's First Retrospective in US

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The French cartoonist and illustrator has skewered the powerful for decades. The 83-year-old's first U.S. museum retrospective opens in New York this week.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

MAD Magazine, Superheroes, and Inventing the Comics

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Drew Friedman and Al Jaffee talk about the famous and not-so-famous men and women cartoonists who created superheroes, Mad magazine, and more.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had To See Online This Week

Thursday, June 19, 2014

This week in “Thanks, Internet” — floppy disk drive jams, MS Paint World Cup recaps, OK Go makes another masterpiece, farewell to funnies, and the most important six seconds of Summer 2014.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Life in New Yorker Cartoons

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Bob Mankoff, New Yorker Magazine cartoon editor, discusses his new book, How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons.

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The Civic Wit of Humorist Harry Hershfield

Monday, October 15, 2012

WNYC

"New York City Mayors I Have Known" might be the better title for this 1954 installment of Campus Press Conference featuring guest Harry Hershfield -- columnist, cartoonist, and "Toastmaster Extraordinary."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Steve Bell: Cartooning Politics

Thursday, May 03, 2012

The Guardian's editorial cartoonist Steve Bell discusses his 30-year career lampooning politics in the UK and abroad, and how he's approaching the 2012 US election.

→ Event: Steve Bell at the PEN Voices Festival | Saturday, 5pm at The New School | Tickets and Information

→ Exhibit: Steve Bell's Cartoons On Exhibit at The Standard, East Village, 25 Cooper Square | April 30- May 6

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On The Media

Political Satire in South Africa

Friday, December 30, 2011

Pieter-Dirk Uys and Jonathan Shapiro are satirists with different mediums, but a similar mission. Shapiro is a political cartoonist who publishes under the name Zapiro. Uys is a performer whose character Evita Bezuidenhout is billed as the most famous white woman in South Africa. Bob talks to the two about their work under apartheid, when their criticism of the government was as constant as it was ruthless.

Vusi Mahlasela - Two Birds

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On The Media

Political Satire in South Africa

Friday, October 21, 2011

Pieter-Dirk Uys and Jonathan Shapiro are satirists with different mediums, but a similar mission. Shapiro is a political cartoonist who publishes under the name Zapiro. Uys is a performer whose character Evita Bezuidenhout is billed as the most famous white woman in South Africa. Bob talks to the two about their work under apartheid, when their criticism of the government was as constant as it was ruthless.

Vusi Mahlasela – "Two Birds"

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Studio 360

Forty Years of Doonesbury

Friday, January 14, 2011

After four decades, Garry Trudeau is still creating the Doonesbury comic strip. He tells Kurt his Vietnam-era strips were a counterculture fantasy, and what he most wants in his present-day depictions of the lives of injured Iraq War veterans is to get it right.

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