In my experience, telling a kid, "without an education you can't get a job," almost never works. But, "without an education you can't get a job to get money to buy new sneakers and C.D.s," works every time.'
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David Sipress pursued a master's degree in Soviet studies at Harvard for two years before leaving to become an artist. His cartoons have been everywhere, including in The New Yorker since 1998. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife.