In his new memoir, Bob Mankoff recalls being an indifferent student who frequently cut class during college. Once, when he showed up in sociology class for the final exam, his professor asked "Who the hell are you?" Mankoff replied: "You know, I could very well ask you that same question." Despite his slacking, Mankoff's sense of humor served him well. He became a successful cartoonist, fulfilled his dream of getting published in the New Yorker and eventually became the cartoon editor at the magazine. Mankoff joins us to discuss his new memoir, "How About Never -- Is Never Good for You? My Life in Cartoons."
New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff
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Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor for The New Yorker and author of "How About Never -- Is Never Good for You? My Life in Cartoons"