New Yorker cartoonist, TV producer and writer Bruce Eric Kaplan; then “Justified” comes to an end

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    Guests: Bruce Eric Kaplan and Damon Darlin

    In his new book, I Was a Child, BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN uses words and drawings to tell the story of his childhood in New Jersey in the ‘60s and ‘70s. It’s a touching and honest compilation of the memories of his youth and the events and experiences- large and small – that helped shaped who he is today and how he sees the world. Kaplan, also known as BEK, is an artist whose cartoons frequently appears in the The New Yorker. He also is a television producer and writer known for his work on “Seinfeld”, “Six Feet Under” and “Girls”. Marty talks with him about his memoir and his varied career. Then, the final episode of the FX drama “Justified” aired Tuesday night. While the the show struggled with ratings, it was lauded by critics. New York Times editor DAMON DARLIN joins Marty to talk about the Kentucky Western that ran for six seasons.

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