Person Place Thing Episode 28: Al Jaffee


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Cartoonist Al Jaffee is the creator of the Mad Magazine fold-in. At age 92, he is the magazine’s longest-running contributor, partly explained by his remark, “Serious people my age are dead.” Born in Savannah, Georgia, he is the third southern Jew to do this program.

  • PERSON: Harvey Kurtzman

  • PLACE: The Muthaiga Country Club, Nairobi, Kenya

  • THING: A MAD fold-in