By LISA KAY GREISSINGER ANNE LESLIE KYLE SMITH Liza Hamm
January 25, 2010 12:00 PM

>Where did Bruce Eric Kaplan get the title of his new book? It’s “a theory I once heard,” he writes. “Everything we do, we do for one of [those] three reasons.” It’s hunger, for instance, that drives the former Seinfeld writer to cartoon. “What is our place in the world?” he says. “Why do we do things we do? I’m trying to make sense of what happens to me.” So don’t tell him his cartoons are funny. Says Kaplan: “I couldn’t take them more seriously.”

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