Cartoonist Johnny Sampson finally got his dream job at MAD magazine. Now he’s one of the only artists keeping the legendary publication going.
In Rotation: The Owl’s Aaron Dexter on his soundtrack to endless winter
Current musical obsessions of the Owl’s Aaron Dexter, the Sueves’ Joe Schorgl, and the Reader‘s Luca Cimarusti
Video Drone: Adventures in Plymptoons
A new video barely scratches the surface of surreal animator Bill Plympton
Q&A: New Yorker art editor Francoise Mouly on New Yorker covers, Maurice Sendak, and more
New Yorker art editor Francoise Mouly: Artists—they’re totally adorable
Feast on the Beast
The bird is the word.
More Audio/Video Highlights From the 2009 Chicago Humanities Festival
John Hodgman, Dick Gregory, Jonathan Lethem new audio/video programs posted on the Chicago Humanities Festival Web site
Lynda Barry, Matt Groening, Chris Ware, and Jules Feiffer in a discussion Saturday at Parker
Matt Groening, Lynda Barry, Chris Ware, and Jules Feiffer join the Reader’s Michael Miner for a discussion on the declining business of weekly comics.
Prochoice Popeye, the Silenced Sailor Man/Comic Complications
Another spiritual loose cannon just got pushed off the corporate deck. Cartoonist Bobby London, who writes and draws Popeye, made the big mistake of devoting his strip to the constitutional right that dare not speak its name. He did not get away with it.