Jill Blutt is a multidisciplinary artist and musician born and raised in New York City who resides in Brooklyn. As a self-taught visual storyteller, graduate of Berklee College of Music, and all-around “Jill-of-all-trades,” her work makes up a vibrant multimedia universe that seeks to romanticize the melancholy and mundane.
Carl Kissin performed more than 4,000 shows for the renowned improv comedy troupe Chicago City Limits. He has performed his own material on NBC’s “Today Show,” The Joan Rivers Show, “Kwik Witz,” and MTV’s “Mouth to Mouth.” Carl was in Oliver Stone’s movie “Talk Radio” and performed seven different characters at the Public Theatre in Eric Bogosian’s stage version. He is a three-time winner of the Manhattan Monologue Slam, a New Yorker cartoonist, and has written book & lyrics for the musicals, “Date of a Lifetime,” (Winner: Excellence in writing – lyrics – New York Musical Theatre Festival) and “Alone World,” (Winner: best book, lyrics – West Village Musical Theatre Festival). Check out his website.
This cartoon is part of Humor Week, a week at Yale Climate Connections where we’re learning how to cope with climate change and take action through humor.