An Inside Look at Medical Humor and the World of Syndicated Cartooning
APR 5, 2011
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
John McPherson is the cartoonist behind the popular single-panel comic strip “Close To Home,” which appears in over 700 newspapers world-wide. During his lively and humorous presentation, Mr. McPherson will show some of the funniest medical cartoons ever penned, and the impetus behind them. He will also reveal how his creative process works, why medicine is his favorite topic for cartoons, read several angry letters from readers, and display cartoons that his editors would not let him run.
John McPherson is the cartoonist and creator behind "Close To Home," a single panel cartoon which is carried in 700 papers around the globe. A few of the papers that carry "Close To Home" are the New York Daily News, the Washington Post, The Miami Herald, The Tokyo Times, and the Hanoi Daily News. In addition to his daily comic, Mr. McPherson has published more than 20 collections of his work, numerous calendars, an award-winning line of greeting cards and has a line of "Close To Home" clothing. He is also a nationally known speaker, informing his audiences about cartooning, humor, stress and creativity. Mr. McPherson lives in Saratoga Springs, New York with his two sons.
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DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS * PARKING
There is no law school parking, however, public parking, for a fee, is available in the Cleveland Botanical Garden parking underground garage. Also, meter parking might be available.