The editor is Robert Mankoff, whose blog in the New Yorker I faithfully read. Sometimes his posts are poignant, as this one is, toward the end, to me, with the account by his associate, Marc Philippe Eskenazi.
March 14, 2013
TO BE OR NOT TO BE FUNNY
Posted by Robert Mankoff
Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/cartoonists/2013/03/to-be-or-not-to-be-funny.html#ixzz2NjFVxuMJ