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Bob Mankoff:
Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon

TEDSalon NY2013 · 20:59 · Filmed May 2013
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Bob Mankoff: Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon
20:59 · Filmed May 2013 at TEDSalon NY2013 · Subtitles available in 20 languages

The New Yorker receives around 1,000 cartoons each week; it only publishes about 17 of them. In this hilarious, fast-paced, and insightful talk, the magazine's longstanding cartoon editor and self-proclaimed "humor analyst" Bob Mankoff dissects the comedy within just some of the "idea drawings" featured in the magazine, explaining what works, what doesn't, and why.

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Bob Mankoff is the cartoon editor of The New Yorker, as well as an accomplished cartoonist in his own right. Full bio
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