Cartoons on the radio, and other wonders

Chris Satullo welcomes Tony to Newsworks in a piece you may have heard on the radio on Monday.

Today, at an age when many people are plotting their assault on the early-bird special or tooling around snowbird retreats in a golf cart, Tony Auth begins a new stage in a distinguished career.

After 40-plus years of provoking nods of agreement and howls of outrage as cartoonist for the Philadephia Inquirer, Tony joins WHYY as our digital artist in residence.

Anytime you can welcome a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, as well as an all-around great guy, that’s worth a cheer.

Consider this my version of that cheer.

Ever since word leaked out a few weeks ago that Tony would be coming to WHYY, many people have posed this question with furrowed brow:

“How can you do cartoons on the radio?”

Click here to read more or listen to the piece.


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