Person Place Thing Episode 76: Robert Mankoff


Plays: 124

In addition to his own drawings – you’ll recognize his pointilistic style – Robert Mankoff is the cartoon editor of The New Yorker. His cartoon captioned, “No, Thursday’s out. How about never—is never good for you?” is the magazine’s most frequently reprinted. And it provides the title for his new memoir. A funny talker, too.

  • PERSON: his mother, Mollie

  • PLACE: Westchester Table Tennis Center

  • THING: Micron Pigma pen


  • RANDY’S THING: the Rigid Tool girl