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Pick of the day: Chatting with The New Yorker's cartoon editor

By Paul Schwartzman

Is there anything so pleasurable as a New Yorker cartoon? For generations, the likes of Charles Addams and Saul Steinberg and Roz Chast have defined what's funny for the magazine's fans. Robert Mankoff, The New Yorker's cartoon editor, and a hilarious 'toonist himself, provided a peek behind the curtain during this chat with readers last week. Among the illuminating tidbits was that anyone can submit a cartoon via snail mail. And don't feel bad if you get rejected, Mankoff says. It took him two years before the magazine accepted one of his.

Check out the chat here:

By Paul Schwartzman  | November 1, 2010; 8:08 AM ET
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