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Episode 38: Keith Knight

Join us for a conversation with Keith Knight, cartoonist and co-creator of Hulu's "Woke" during the Michael Eure Show. Michael and guest hosts will talk with Keith about his current projects and how he became a cartoonist. Several of Mr. Knight's works will also be shown during the broadcast.

Published on:May. 11, 2021

Episode Guest

Keith Knight

Keith Knight is the creator of several comic strips, but he is best known for his semi-autobiographical K Chronicles and his sociopolitical single panel, (th)ink.

Knight is part of a generation of African-American artists who were raised on hip-hop and infuse their work with urgency, edge, humor, satire, politics and race. His art has appeared in various publications:

  • The New Yorker
  • The Washington Post
  • Daily KOS
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Medium.com
  • Ebony
  • ESPN the Magazine
  • L.A. Weekly
  • MAD Magazine
  • Funny Times

The Hulu streaming series "Woke" is inspired by Knight’s comics and life in San Francisco. He is co-creator, co-writer and an executive producer on the series.

Episode Notes

This episode was streamed on May 6, 2021.