The Gist

Panel Discussion

A new film explores how the New Yorker became the only game in town if you’re a cartoonist.

From the film Very Semi-Serious.

Photo by Liam Dalzell

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On The Gist, a few glib chortles are exchanged about the venerable institution of New Yorker cartoons. Director Leah Wolchok  joins us to discuss her film Very Semi-Serious. For the Spiel, wouldn’t it be great to live in the world that the Republican candidates have been telling us about?

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