Thursday, January 08, 2015
Leonard Lopate Weekend: Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Sci-Fi Writer William Gibson & Controversial Cartoons
Friday, November 14, 2014
Monday, June 09, 2014
Bill Watterson is known as the J.D. Salinger of comic strips—a recluse and legendary in the cartoon world, but rarely seen. How another cartoonist convinced Watterson to finally return to the page for the first time in nearly 20 years.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Never before has Sunday morning entertainment played so well with Sunday night entertainment.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Bruce McCall talks about collaborating with David Letterman on an illustrated chronicle of satirical of the indulgences of the super-rich, This Land Was Made for You and Me (But Mostly Me): Billionaires in the Wild.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Legendary illustrators Drew Friedman, Al Jaffee, and Arnold Roth discuss the life and work of Harvey Kurtzman, the cartoonist, writer, and editor who was the founding editor and creator of the most important comics satire magazine in 20th-century America, MAD.
Monday, March 11, 2013
By Robert Krulwich : Host, Radiolab
Human history (the written-down part) began about 7,000 years ago. Here's everything we've learned in all that time, compressed into five words, spoken by a puzzled human — from a wonderfully clever Los Angeles cartoonist named Reza.
Saturday, February 09, 2013
For this week’s cartoon we have chosen Debussy’s “Clair de lune” from Suite bergamasque, because the moon has such important symbolism for the Lunar New Year.
Friday, October 12, 2012
The Cold War was terrifying, but we have to admit: it made for some great entertainment, from Dr. No to Dr. Strangelove. And then there was the kid-friendly version: The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. That all-American squirrel and his pal the moose first sauntered ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Francoise Mouly, New Yorker art editor, talks about how the magazine creates its signature covers commenting on the political and cultural events of the day. Blown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Meant to See shows the sketches that didn’t make the cut and explains the stages in the evolution of a cover that has an edge but stands the test of time.