Emily Flake turns the mundane stuff of life into dark satire. For The Nib, the Brooklyn-based New Yorker cartoonist has illustrated a series of things you should have accomplished by age 35, highlighted “porn for moms,” and penned a list of silver linings to the fact that climate change dooms us all.
She was interviewed by Sarah Mirk.
How did you get started making comics professionally? Was there a point when you had to take the plunge into making art your career?
I figured out in art school that if I could make my art funny people would be more…