"You're a lot like me, and I admire that in a person."
executive says to young employee
Frank Cotham was educated at the University of Memphis and went on to join the production department at WHBQ-TV. In 1986, when “the other guy” in the art department quit, Cotham followed suit and decided he’d give full-time cartooning a try. He has been a cartoonist for The New Yorker since 1993.