LISTEN: Cartoonist Zapiro reflects on latest book, taking aim at Zupta cabal

Controversial cartoonist Zapiro says he will never censor himself in favour of political correctness, but says he does use emotional intelligence to assess the potential impact his work.

Zapiro has released his latest annual book, Hasta la Gupta, Baby!.

In the acknowledgements I thank Brian Molefe for Saxonwold Shebeen! The meme gave us endless [content].

Zapiro, cartoonist

I thanked Donald Trump for the golden shower.

Zapiro, cartoonist

Fake news is the phrase of the year. One can find these hooks; as you twist them, you get a new cartoon and a new idea with a new flavour.

Zapiro, cartoonist

It's a new era for cartooning, that's for sure.

Zapiro, cartoonist

Zapiro will be joined by Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday 15 November at the Cape Town launch of his book.

The lauch will take place at The Yard in the Silo Precinct, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town from 5:30 PM.

Take a listen to Zapiro reflect on his latest body of work:


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