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The Cartoon Lounge

5 seasons, 71 episodes

Bob Mankoff on New Yorker cartoons.

Season Five

Culture No Place Like Home: Staycation This week, Bob Mankoff takes a staycation and discusses the perils of vacationing with his assistant, Colin Stokes.
Culture Take Us Out to the Ball Game This week the New Yorker softball team takes on Vice, and Bob Mankoff looks back on the work of the cartoonist Michael Crawford.
Culture Look, Ma, No Hands: Driving My Tesla This week Bob Mankoff and his assistant, Colin Stokes, take a spin in a self-driving car.
Culture School Days In this episode, Bob Mankoff pays a hokey homage to his misspent years in the classroom.
Culture Thinking Inside the Box In this episode, Bob Mankoff and his assistant, Colin Stokes, look at a unique piece of political fan mail.
Culture Turning Over a New Leaf In this episode, Bob Mankoff and his assistant, Colin Stokes, leaf through fall-themed cartoons.
Culture Vote Early, Vote Often In this episode, Bob Mankoff and his assistant, Colin Stokes, look at election-themed cartoons.
Culture Nothing But Net In this episode, Bob Mankoff shoots hoops and looks at basketball-themed cartoons from the magazine.
Culture Ping-Pong, Anyone? In this episode, Bob Mankoff plays table tennis with a robot and looks at Ping-Pong cartoons from the magazine.
Culture ’Tis the Season In this episode, Bob Mankoff receives a gift and looks at holiday-themed cartoons with his assistant, Colin Stokes.
Culture Pez-ident of the United States In this episode, Bob Mankoff studies the Presidential oath of office and looks at Inauguration-themed cartoons.
Culture Love Is the Answer In this episode, Bob Mankoff prepares for Valentine’s Day and looks at romance-themed cartoons.
Humor Oscar Night: The Choice is Ours! In this episode, Bob Mankoff and his assistant, Colin Stokes, cast their predictions for the 2017 Academy Awards.
Culture Caption Contest Entries: Celebrity Edition In this episode, Bob Mankoff and The New Yorker’s newly anointed associate cartoon editor, Colin Stokes, review celebrity submissions to the caption contest.
Culture Spring Has Sprung In this episode, Bob Mankoff and the associate cartoon editor, Colin Stokes, spend quality time with Percival the plant, and look at vegetation-themed cartoons.
Culture Name That Toon! In this episode, Bob Mankoff considers the role of clichés in cartooning, looking back at familiar tropes such as stampeding lemmings and the Grim Reaper.
Culture The Home Team In this episode, Emma Allen, the new cartoon editor at The New Yorker, and Colin Stokes, the new associate cartoon editor, play baseball.
Culture Howdy, Conner O’Malley The comedian swings by to get feedback on his first forays into gag cartooning.
Culture What Do You Ink? Emma and Colin call on cartoonist Jason Adam Katzenstein for a tattoo consultation.