Saturday, October 25, 2008

Humor in Politics?

On Saturday, November 1, 2008, the Herb Caen Magazines and Newspapers Center will present a program on the political humor of political cartoonist Khalil Bendib. Meet political cartoonist Khalil Bendib and explore hot-button issues of war, race-relations and immigration. Mr. Bendib will perform an amusing one-act monologue, present a cartoon slideshow and discuss the role of the media in politics.

Khalil Bendib is an award-winning, Berkeley-based political cartoonist and author of Mission Accomplished: Wicked Cartoons by America’s Most Wanted Cartoonist. His cartoons are distributed to over 1,700 small and mid-sized newspapers across the United States as well as alternative media outlets outside of the mainstream corporate media. His work has been published in USA Today, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle.

A book signing will follow the event. This program is supported by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

- Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
- Location: Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room
- Event Date and Time: Saturday, November 1, 2008 (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

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