Tom Toro has been a cartoonist for The New Yorker since 2010. He’s had over 140 cartoons published by the magazine since then. His work has also appeared in The Harvard Business Review, Narrative, Audubon and The Funny Times. Tom was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he graduated valedictorian from high school and then went to Yale University, earning a degree cum laude in Cinema Studies. He attended NYU Graduate Film School, shooting movies that premiered at Sundance, Tribeca and Cannes. In addition to the visual arts, Tom is a prolific writer, currently working on his third novel manuscript and several children’s picture books, as well as the ubiquitous screenplay. Nowadays he lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, kid and cat.
NPR – All Things Considered
Listen to an interview with Tom Toro from part of a series called “My Big Break,” on All Things Considered.