Published May 13, 2013
Two mathematicians sitting beneath a giant chalkboard smoking.
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Tom Cheney was born in Norfolk, Virginia, grew up in northern New York, and now lives in Hawaii. He has been contributing cartoons to The New Yorker since 1978 and, in 1985, received the Scripps-Howard Outstanding Cartoonist Award for his work in magazine cartooning. Cheney's wry drawings often focus on workplace tedium and life's minor daily struggles.