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Cartoonist Dan Perkins, Known as "Tom Tomorrow."

Cartoonist Dan Perkins, otherwise known as "Tom Tomorrow," the creator of the comic strip, "This Modern World." This social/political strip appears regularly in a number of alternative papers and magazines such as the Utne Reader, Whole Earth, and Z. It's just recently began running in the San Francisco Examiner. The strip uses the collage imagery from 40s and 50s advertising and features Sparky the Wonder Penguin who has been known to call George Bush a "Wanker."


Other segments from the episode on November 4, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 4, 1991: Interview with Nuruddin Farah; Interview with Dan Perkins, a.k.a. Tom Tomorrow; Review of Carlos Fuentes' book "The Campaign."


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