Neil A. Grauer

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Neil A. Grauer is a Baltimore-based writer and caricaturist.

Articles by this Contributor

April/May 1986

Robert Benchley, a woebegone chronicler of his own inadequacies, was the humorist’s humorist, a man beloved by practically everyone but himself

February 1988

The dour radio comedian regarded his work as totally ephemeral, but a new generation of comics has built upon his foundations

December 2000

JACKIE COOGAN REACHED THE PINNACLE OF SUCCESS AND STARDOM WHEN HE WAS FIVE. THEN HE SET THE HOLLYWOOD PATTERN OF PAYING THE PRICE FOR EARLY FAME.

June/July 2003

In a last conversation before his death at 99 this January, the artist recalled the places he visited, drew, and wrote about during prohibition in New York City. You can still lift a glass at a couple of them.