Ear­li­er this week Ken Krim­stein wrote about becom­ing a Jew­ish car­toon­istpro­mot­ing his book, and Jew­ish gag car­toon­ists. He is the author of Kvetch As Kvetch Can: Jew­ish Car­toons. He has been blog­ging all week for Jew­ish Book Coun­cil and MyJew­ish­Learn­ings author blog­ging series

Ken Krim­steins new book, Kvetch As Kvetch Can: Jew­ish Car­toons, is now available.

In Min­neapo­lis? Lucky you. You get to see Ken Krim­stein LIVE at the 2011 Jew­ish Humor Fes­ti­val at the Sabes JCC on Jan­u­ary 16th! He’ll be per­form­ing the show’ ver­sion of Kvetch As Kvetch Can: Jew­ish Car­toons. Buy your tick­ets here.

Ken Krim­stein has pub­lished car­toons in the New York­er, Punch, the Wall Street Jour­nal, and more. He has pub­lished pieces on web­sites includ­ing McSweeney’s Inter­net Ten­den­cy, Yan­kee Pot Roast, and Mr. Beller’s Neigh­bor­hood. Krim­stein teach­es at De Paul Uni­ver­si­ty and the School of the Art Insti­tute of Chica­go. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.