Art

Episode 76: Robert Mankoff

 In addition to his own drawings – you’ll recognize his pointilistic style – Robert Mankoff is the cartoon editor of The New Yorker. His cartoon captioned, “No, Thursday’s out. How about never—is never good for you?” is the magazine’s most frequently reprinted. And it provides the title for his new memoir. A funny talker, too. … Continue reading »

Theater

Episode 75: Theresa Rebeck

 No one moves more gracefully between Hollywood and New York than Theresa Rebeck. Out west, she wrote for “NYPD Blue,” among many TV shows, before creating her own, “Smash.” Back east, her plays include Mauritius, Seminar, and the Pulitzer finalist Omnium Gatherum. She won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America, which isn’t … Continue reading »