Episode from the podcastThe Kerri Edelman Show

The Kerri Edelman Show Present Cartoonist, Illustrator & Writer Bob Eckstein

Released Friday, 23rd April 2021
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Bob Eckstein is an award-winning illustrator, cartoonist, writer and snowman expert. He creates cartoons for places like the New York Times, MAD magazine and The New Yorker. Eckstein wrote The History of the Snowman (Simon & Schuster, 2007) and Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores (Penguin Random House, 2016) which became a NY Times bestseller. His work has been exhibited in: The Cartoon Art Museum of San Francisco, Smithsonian Institute, The Cartoon Museum of London and in 2018 and The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University. He’s been nominated Gag Cartoonist of the Year (twice) by the National Cartoonists Society. Eckstein has written columns, Op-Eds and features for: New Yorker, New York Times, New York Daily News, NY Newsday, Reader's Digest, SPY, Playboy, Details, GQ, MAXIM, National Lampoon, Village Voice, and McSweeney's. I am a Contributing Editor at Writer's Digest. He also speaks publicly against online shopping to raise awareness for independent bookstores and teach writing at NYU. His two new books include  taught at Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts for a dozen years. His new book is All’s Fair in Love & War: The Ultimate Cartoon Book by the World’s Greatest Cartoonists and The Elements of Stress and the Pursuit of Happy-ish in this Curren Sh*tstorm. He can also be heard with New Yorker Cartoonist Michael Shaw on their new podcast ‘The Cartoon Pad.’ For more information, visit bobeckstein.com
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The Kerri Edelman Show

The Kerri Edelman Show focuses on in-depth interviews with national level entertainers and professionals including musicians, artists, writers, comedians, film makers, illustrators and other creatives. The concept of the show is to promote the interviewees and focus on their unique life stories. No interview is ever the same! With her exceptional research, interpersonal and interviewing skills, Edelman takes the audience on a journey with an authentic curiosity in her guests. When you hear an interview with Edelman, it is like having a conversation over coffee with a close friend. Typically, her guests walk away expressing to Edelman how they feel like they’ve known her forever. Edelman has conducted over 250 interviews. She has interviewed Screenwriter, Novelist & Comedian Peter Mehlman (Head Writer & Co-Executive Producer of Seinfeld); TV Producer & MAD IN THE KITCHEN Chef Madeleine Smithberg (formerly of David Letterman & Co-Creator of The Daily Show); TV Writer/Producer & Humor Illustrator John Matta (Creator of Matta Napkin); Award-Winning New Yorker Cartoonist, Illustrator & Writer Bob Eckstein; Mad Magazine Illustrator Ed Steckley; Best-Selling Author & Award-Winning Journalist Mike Sager; New York Times Best-Selling Author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong; Emmy-Nominated Comedian, Writer & Impersonator John Di Domenico; World Renowned Mastering Engineer Maor Appelbaum and CEO of Pavement Entertainment Mark Nawara. National level bands and musicians who have been featured on her show include Lacey Sturm (formerly of Hard Rock Band Flyleaf), Starset, Tremonti, Trivium, Any Given Sin, From Ashes To New, DED, the Violent (formerly Red Son Rising), Nonpoint and Silent Season, to name a few. The opinions reflected on this show by the interviewees do not necessarily reflect the views of The Kerri Edelman Show. Show Illustration by John Matta (mattanapkin.com) The Kerri Edelman Show is available on iTunes, iHeartRadio and ot
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