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Matthew Diffee

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Matthew Diffee has been contributing cartoons to The New Yorker since 1999. His work has also appeared in TimeThe Huffington PostThe Believer and Texas Monthly magazines. He is the editor of three volumes of “The Rejection Collection: Cartoons You Never Saw and Never Will See in The New Yorker” published by Simon & Schuster and a new book for Scribner called “Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People.” He’s done illustration work for bands like the Punch Brothers and for a special collector’s edition of Stephen King’s novel “Under the Dome.” Last year Diffee received the Reuben Award for best single panel cartoonist of the year and was recently named Chairman of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society. Diffee has spoken at such prestigious venues as The Smithsonian Institute, The New Yorker Festival, TEDx and South By Southwest Interactive. He has also appeared on college and comedy stages all over the country and has been featured in The New York TimesThe Washington Post and on CNN, PBS, ABC, CBS and NPR’s Fresh Air, and All Things Considered.


Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People

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