Style is a combination of how you naturally draw but also bits and pieces of “shiny things” that you take from other people… Somebody does something in a way that you never thought of before, and you can learn from that.

The New Yorker takes us on a home visit with the magnificent Roz Chast, who drew her first cartoon for the magazine in 1978 and whose 1,267th appears in this month’s issue. 

Pair with Jonathan Lethem on the ecstasy of influence

Oh, the shiny bits.