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Cartoonist Dan Perkins reflects on 25 years of 'This Modern World'

Tom Tomorrow's most recent book

A veteran of the alt-weekly publishing world, Perkins has a unique perspective on how the industry has changed over the years. "I think the short answer is, alt-weekly cartoonists — and there's maybe a dozen of us working right now — are truly an endangered species. We came into a certain ecosystem and set our own rhythms around that ecosystem," he says. "Obviously, between the financial crash in 2008, and the ongoing influence of the Internet, that's been a more tenuous ground. I'm profoundly grateful to the papers that still run cartoons like mine, but it's an era of entropy. We're all kind of just hanging on. I'm not the only content creator ever to point out the fact that it's tricky to figure out how to make a living online. It's ironic, because [thanks to the Internet], my reach as a cartoonist has never been greater." (His semi-joking advice to young cartoonists: "Marry someone with tenure.")

For his Cartoon Art Museum gig, he'll be sharing the spotlight with a special guest: one of San Francisco's famed Doggie Diner heads. "To me, the Doggie Diner heads represent my San Francisco. They represent the San Francisco of artists and pranksters. I have a real affection for them. Sometimes, when I have a dream sequence and I need to convey something strange and surreal, I'll have a Doggie Diner head say a few words, floating in the background." *


Tue/11, 7-9pm, $5

Cartoon Art Museum

655 Mission, SF

March 15, 2pm, free with admission ($5-$10)

Charles M. Schulz Museum

2301 Hardies, Santa Rosa



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