Beloved cartoonist Nicole Hollander reflects on a life after ‘Sylvia’

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Nicole Hollander and Justin Kaufmann

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Groundbreaking syndicated cartoonist and writer Nicole Hollander (“Sylvia”) joins Justin to discuss her new illustrated memoir, “We Ate Wonder Bread.” Nicole talks about her illustrious career, why she decided to write a graphic memoir, how her family was an inspiration for “Sylvia,” the role humor played in her life, bringing feminism to a comic strip, how she dealt with criticism from readers, who she was writing “Sylvia” for, what newspapers meant to people, her thoughts on why “Sylvia” lasted 33 years, why she decided to retire the character of Sylvia and her upcoming appearance at Printers Row Lit Fest.

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