PODCASTÂ The Bowery BoysÂ celebrate the end of the year by sitting down with Roz Chast, who has been contributing cartoons to the New YorkerÂ since 1978. She’s also the author of the New York Times best-selling graphic memoirÂ Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Chast’s new book Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York is a guidebook to living in — and loving — New York.Â Tom and Greg discuss her childhood in Brooklyn, life on the Upper West Side in the ’70s and ’80s, her favorite diner (which is still open!), working at the New Yorker, and much more.
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