Author Archives: Richard Gehr


Neckless: The Short, Sharp World of Zachary Kanin

A profile of the cartoonist and SNL writer Zachary Kanin, in an excerpt from I Only Read It for the Cartoons: The New Yorker’s Most Brilliantly Twisted Artists by TCJ’s own Know Your New Yorker Cartoonists columnist, Richard Gehr. Continue reading


Charles Barsotti 1933-2014

A Barsotti cartoon has the brisk immediacy of a mentholated cough drop. Continue reading


George Booth: Semper Fi

The infinitely particularized world of the longtime New Yorker cartoonist. Continue reading


The Beastly Beatitudes of Edward Koren

A visit with the man behind the fuzzy line. Continue reading


Charles Barsotti

The Kansas City-based cartoonist discusses his long career in cartoons and at The New Yorker. Continue reading


Jack Ziegler: The Pen and Paper of Middle America

Richard Gehr talks to Jack Ziegler, whose innovative cartoons, often on the topics of food, cowboys and classical literature, have populated The New Yorker for thirty years. Continue reading


Arnie Levin

Painting, motoring and striving with the longtime New Yorker cartoonist. Continue reading


Lee Lorenz: Cartoonist, Editor, Writer, Jazzbo

An interview with the cartoonist, historian, art director and jazz musician. Continue reading

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