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In Conversation: Author-Cartoonist Bob Eckstein

Photo Courtesy: Bob Eckstein @Cartoon Collections


Our guest this week, Bob Eckstein, is an award-winning writer, illustrator, and cartoonist. Eckstein has had his cartoons published in the New York Times, MAD magazine and the New Yorker. They’ve also been featured in the Cartoon Art Museum of San Francisco, the Smithsonian Institute, and the Cartoon Museum of London.

Eckstein is also a snowman expert. He wrote a book called The Illustrated History of the Snowman. His latest book is Everyone’s a Critic: The Ultimate Cartoon Book. It features a collection of New Yorker cartoons that celebrate “the art of the drawn critique.”