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  • Will Shortz Interiews GBT

    Will Schortz | December 19, 2021

    POP Duos: People of Play.  Will Schortz, Crossword Editor, NYT; Puzzle Master; NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday in conversation with Garry Trudeau, Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Doonesbury Cartoonist...

  • The Wit and Wisdom of Garry Trudeau

    Articulate with Jim Cotter | December 02, 2021

    Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau has spent 50 years poking fun at the absurdities of American life, but behind his satire is the belief that things can get better...

  • Garry Trudeau on Lampooning Trump and Other Lessons from Five Decades of Doonesbury

    The Mother Jones Podcast | July 02, 2021

    Washington D.C. bureau chief David Corn talks to Trudeau about 50-plus years of Doonesbury...

  • GBT Zoom at Tucson Festival of Books: Moderated by Gay Vernon

    Tucson Festival of Books | March 08, 2021

    Garry Trudeau talks fifty years of creating Doonesbury, and the new book-flashdrive-poster box Dbury@50: The Complete Digital Doonesbury...

  • As 'Doonesbury' Turns 50, Harry Smith talks to creator Garry Trudeau

    Harry Smith, NBC | February 06, 2021

    "Doonesbury," the first daily comic strip to win a Pulitzer Prize, is turning 50. Marking the occasion, TODAY's Harry Smith spoke with the groundbreaking strip's creator, Garry Trudeau. "I was seen as daring when it was really poor risk assessment on my part," Trudeau says wryly...

  • "I Just Followed My Interests": Garry Trudeau on 50 Years of 'Doonesbury'

    Jon Kalish | January 14, 2021

    "You can't ignore the importance of novelty in jump-starting a career," Trudeau says. "People were so surprised by this strip that was about sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll and politics and all the things that I was concerned about and was thinking about in college that I got cut a lot of slack..."

  • GBT at Oblong Books and Music, Millerton, NY

    Garry Trudeau, David Stanford | December 08, 2020

    GBT in conversation with Duty Officer David Stanford, in a livecast event hosted by Oblong Books and Music, in Millerton, New York.

  • Livestreamed Interview With G.B. Trudeau: Dbury@50

    Politics & Prose Bookstore | November 29, 2020

    To mark the release of Dbury@50 : The Complete Digital Doonesbury (with 15,000 strips, a 224-page User Manual, and a commemorative poster) Garry Trudeau discusses the book and the strip with David Stanford, Duty Officer, The online event, livestreamed on November 18th, 2020, was hosted by Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C.'s premier independent bookstore.

  • As 'Doonesbury' Turns 50, Garry Trudeau Picks His 10 Defining Strips

    Michael Cavna | November 27, 2020

    To celebrate Doonesbury's half-century milestone, Andrews McMeel Publishing has released Dbury@50: The Complete Digital Doonesbury, which includes a companion book and a flash-drive archive of the comic's whole history. To mark the moment, The Washington Post asked Trudeau via email to select and illuminate 10 Doonesbury strips that have proved defining and enduringly meaningful to him...

  • Doonesbury Turns 50: Garry Trudeau Reflects on the Iconic Comic Strip

    Hugh Delehanty and GBT | November 08, 2020

    Cartoonist gives his take on success, boomers, and political satire...