Event Date & Time
December 11, 2019
6:30 - 8:00 pm
In this new book, Have I Got a Cartoon for You! the successful New Yorker cartoonist, speaker and author Bob Mankoff presents his favorite Jewish cartoons.
Sponsored by Terry and Art Heller
In his foreword to this entertaining collection, Mankoff shows how his Jewish heritage helped him to become a successful cartoonist, examines the place of cartoons in the vibrant history of Jewish humor, and plumbs Jewish thought, wisdom and shtik for humorous insights.
About Bob Mankoff:
Bob Mankoff, is the Cartoon and Humor editor for Esquire and former New Yorker Cartoon Editor. His story and day-to-day at the New Yorker were the focus of the 2015 HBO documentary Very Semi-Serious. In addition to appearances on 60 Minutes and Charlie Rose, Bob was the host of New Yorker web series “The Cartoon Lounge.” In 2014 he published his New York Times bestselling memoir How About Never – Is Never Good For You?: My Life In Cartoons. Most recently, he edited the massive two-volume The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive.
Check out this interview with Bob to learn more about his career as a Cartoon Editor.