Quotes by Bruce Eric Kaplan

Bruce Eric Kaplan

American cartoonist

Category: Comedians and humor | Artists

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    Actually, I think that 'Seinfeld' tackles the same kinds of issues as 'Six Feet Under,' just in a different way.
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    As an adult, it's hard for me to remember my mother before her sickness. But if I go back into childhood, I can access that.
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    Graduation speeches force you to reflect. They are about consciousness. Nothing is better than consciousness.
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    I love graduation speeches. I have always loved them; I will always love them.
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    I started trying to be a writer and failed for years. I tried novels, short stories, sitcoms, movies, plays, anything. And then, to support myself, I had millions of jobs on the fringes of show business.
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    In L.A., you can put out a craft-service table anywhere, and it's no big deal. But in New York, people who walk by it on the street get really angry about it.
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    In Los Angeles, it's always nice out. In New York, it can be nice out or horrifying. You really have no idea what you're going to get on any given day.
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    It was memorable the first time 'The New Yorker' bought a cartoon from me. I had been sending them batches for years every week, and they didn't respond to them.
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    It's self-soothing for me to draw. So if I'm upset, drawing makes me less upset.
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    James Thurber was an inspiration because his drawings were so primitive. I am self-taught - I didn't go to art school - so I thought when I started doing them, 'If James Thurber can be a cartoonist, I can,' because his stuff is very raw.
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    Of course I loved 'I Love Lucy' and saw every episode over and over again. I found it heartbreaking that Ricky got to be famous and have an exciting life at the Tropicana while Lucy was stuck in that terrible apartment with the Mertzes.
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    One quintessential moment in time is when you're 22, when you graduate college. And then another quintessential time is as a middle-age man. That's the convergence.
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    Sometimes I'll be reading something online and just get so frustrated because of what people are saying.
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    Traditionally, the only way I come up with cartoons is by sitting at my desk and thinking.
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    We are all just little dolls of ourselves. Who occasionally pull back the curtains to reveal the real us.
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