This Is A Bad Time: A Collection of Cartoons

This Is A Bad Time: A Collection of Cartoons

by Bruce Eric Kaplan
     
 

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In this brilliant new cartoon collection, Bruce Eric Kaplan examines the lives and loves of anxious housewives, mournful insects, crabby senior citizens, self-righteous toddlers, bitter sheep, and befuddled businessmen, among others. If you are one of the above, or know anyone who is, or ever hope to be one yourself, this book is for you.

Overview

In this brilliant new cartoon collection, Bruce Eric Kaplan examines the lives and loves of anxious housewives, mournful insects, crabby senior citizens, self-righteous toddlers, bitter sheep, and befuddled businessmen, among others. If you are one of the above, or know anyone who is, or ever hope to be one yourself, this book is for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743252188
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
04/05/2004
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Eric Kaplan, known for his distinctive, off-beat single-panel cartoons, has been a New Yorker cartoonist for more than ten years. He is also a television writer and was an executive producer for the acclaimed HBO series Six Feet Under, as well as a writer on Seinfeld (funnily enough, one of his most well-known episodes is one where Elaine becomes increasingly frustrated over what she takes to be an utterly nonsensical New Yorker cartoon).

He has authored and illustrated seven adult titles for Simon & Schuster: the cult classic The Cat That Changed My Life; the collections I Love You, I Hate You, I'm Hungry; No One You Know; and This Is a Bad Time; and three titles featuring the wonderfully neurotic Brooklyn couple Edmund and Rosemary: Every Person on the Planet, Edmund and Rosemary Go to Hell, and Everything Is Going to Be Okay. Bruce is also the author and illustrator of two picture books: Monsters Eat Whiny Children and Cousin Irv from Mars. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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