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Bill Plympton Discusses his "Surreal Gags."

Cartoonist and Animator Bill Plympton. His work combines the humorous and the grotesque. Most recently his "Plymptoons" have been showing on MTV. His award-winning animated cartoons, "25 Ways to Quit Smoking," "How to Kiss," "Your Face," and "Drawing Lesson," have appeared in numerous animated film festivals. Before he took up animation, Plympton's political cartoon strip was syndicated in 25 newspapers. His other illustrations and cartoons have been featured in Harpers, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, The New York Times, and others.


Other segments from the episode on April 23, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 24, 1990: Interview with Morley Safer; Review of Jack Teagarden's album "That's a Serious Thing"; Interview with Bill Plympton; Review of Richard Fletcher's book …


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