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From Mt. Sinai to Providence, Rhode Island
Stan Mack, Writer and Cartoonist
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Part journal entry, part history lesson, part comic adventure, this talk follows Stan Mack's journey across the world and into the Jewish past.
Themes: Jewish Narrative  
DATE POSTED:  06-03-2014 MORE ABOUT THE TALK

Growing up, comic journalist Stan Mack never felt a real sense of "homeland" like his peers who could trace their families back to a specific country and tradition. But his travels through Israel and the Middle East later in life changed his whole perspective. Part journal entry, part history lesson, part comic adventure, this talk follows Stan Mack's journey across the world and into the Jewish past.

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BE INSPIRED
Part journal entry, part history lesson, part comic adventure, this talk follows Stan Mack's journey across the world and into the Jewish past.
ABOUT THE TALK

Growing up, comic journalist Stan Mack never felt a real sense of "homeland" like his peers who could trace their families back to a specific country and tradition. But his travels through Israel and the Middle East later in life changed his whole perspective. Part journal entry, part history lesson, part comic adventure, this talk follows Stan Mack's journey across the world and into the Jewish past.

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Stan Mack is the author of the comics history The Story of the Jews: A 4,000 Year Adventure (Jewish Lights), from which the cartoons in his talk were taken. Mack pioneered a documentary style of cartooning with his notorious New York comic strip "Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies," which ran in The Village Voice. His Adweek magazine comic strip, "Stan Mack’s Out-takes," covered the New York media scene. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and a former art director of The New York Times SundayMagazine. His other books include Janet & Me: An Illustrated Story of Love and Loss (Simon & Schuster), Taxes, The Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels, A Comics History of the American Revolution (NBM) and Road to Revolution! and Fight for Freedom, historical graphic novels for young people co-authored with Susan Champlin. 

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Stan Mack is the author of the comics history The Story of the Jews: A 4,000 Year Adventure (Jewish Lights), from which the cartoons in his talk were taken. Mack pioneered a documentary style of cartooning with his notorious New York comic strip "Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies," which ran in The Village Voice. His Adweek magazine comic strip, "Stan Mack’s Out-takes," covered the New York media scene. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and a former art director of The New York Times SundayMagazine. His other books include Janet & Me: An Illustrated Story of Love and Loss (Simon & Schuster), Taxes, The Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels, A Comics History of the American Revolution (NBM) and Road to Revolution! and Fight for Freedom, historical graphic novels for young people co-authored with Susan Champlin. 

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