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Arts & Culture

The World Through the Eyes of Political Cartoonists

This hour, we talk toonson the week that Bloom County returns. Local artist Dan Perkins (better known as Tom Tomorrow) has a new retrospective celebrating 25 years of his strip, This Modern World. His Kickstarter campaign to fund the book had an $87,000 goal and was surpassed in less than 22 hours. We also hear from the Hartford Courant’s always colorful Bob Englehart. Meanwhile, there's a new celebration of political cartoonist Art Young in Bethel.

GUESTS:

  • Dan Perkins - Cartoonist known as Tom Tomorrow and author of This Modern World political cartoons
  • Bob Englehart - Political cartoonist at the Hartford Courant
  • Marc Moorash - Publisher of Seraphemera Books, on the board of directors for the Bethel Historical Society and founder of the Art Young Gallery

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Tucker Ives and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

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Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.

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