About the Author
Robert Mankoff is the cartoon editor of The New Yorker. He is also a cartoonist, and more than 900 of his cartoons have been published in the magazine in the past thirty years, including the best-selling New Yorker cartoon of all time. He is the author of the book The Naked Cartoonist, published in 2002, about the creative process behind developing magazine-style cartoons. He has also edited dozens of cartoon books and published four of his own.
Michael Crawford is a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker, which has published his cartoons since 1983. His work has appeared in many publications, including Paris Match and the National Enquirer. A full-time painter, Crawford lives and works in a red barn in Rhinebeck.