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The Kerri Edelman Show Present Cartoonist, Illustrator & Writer Bob Eckstein

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Bob Eckstein is an award-winning illustrator, cartoonist, writer and snowman expert. He creates cartoons for places like the New York Times, MAD magazine and The New Yorker. Eckstein wrote The History of the Snowman (Simon & Schuster, 2007) and Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores (Penguin Random House, 2016) which became a NY Times bestseller. His work has been exhibited in: The Cartoon Art Museum of San Francisco, Smithsonian Institute, The Cartoon Museum of London and in 2018 and The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University. He’s been nominated Gag Cartoonist of the Year (twice) by the National Cartoonists Society. Eckstein has written columns, Op-Eds and features for: New Yorker, New York Times, New York Daily News, NY Newsday, Reader's Digest, SPY, Playboy, Details, GQ, MAXIM, National Lampoon, Village Voice, and McSweeney's. I am a Contributing Editor at Writer's Digest. He also speaks publicly against online shopping to raise awareness for independent bookstores and teach writing at NYU. His two new books include  taught at Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts for a dozen years. His new book is All’s Fair in Love & War: The Ultimate Cartoon Book by the World’s Greatest Cartoonists and The Elements of Stress and the Pursuit of Happy-ish in this Curren Sh*tstorm. He can also be heard with New Yorker Cartoonist Michael Shaw on their new podcast ‘The Cartoon Pad.’ For more information, visit bobeckstein.com

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