Very Semi Serious
Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of The New Yorker Cartoonists
A new HBO documentary about the world of cartooning and the brain behind the New Yorker cartoons. Bob Mankoff, the cartoon editor for the New Yorker .
Leah Wolchok’s documentary offers an offbeat meditation on humor, art and the genius of the single-panel cartoon, as epitomized by the New Yorker. We meet the cartooning legends and hopefuls who create the iconic pictures that have inspired, baffled and occasionally pissed off all of us for decades.