It's a collection of timely topical satire, and multi-generational character development which also chronicles his own maturing process. For example, in Trudeau's own youth his Vietnam-era strips about B.D. as a soldier were a counterculture fantasy, but in his 60's what he most wants in his present-day depictions of injured Iraq War veterans is to get it right.
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Audio Embed: Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen 1/14/11.
Garry Trudeau also spoke to Jian Ghomeshi, host of CBC Radio's excellent cultural affairs show "Q," and to Charlie Rose on PBS-TV.