Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa HanawaltHot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt

Hot Dog Taste Test

byLisa Hanawalt

Hardcover | June 14, 2016

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The new book from the James Beard Award-winning cartoonist and designer/producer of Netflix?s Bojack HorsemanLisa Hanawalt's debut graphic novel, My Dirty Dumb Eye s, achieved instant and widespread acclaim: reviews in the New York Times and NPR, Best of Year nods from the Washington Post and USA Today, and praise from comedians like Patton Oswalt and Kristen Schaal. Her designs define the look of the wildly popular Netflix animated series Bojack Horseman . Her culinary-focused comics and illustrated essays in Lucky Peach magazine won her a James Beard Award.

Now, Hot Dog Taste Test collects Hanawalt's devastatingly funny comics, gorgeous art, and screwball lists as she tucks into the pomposities of the foodie subculture. Hanawalt dismantles the notion of breakfast; says goodbye to New York through a street food smorgasbord; shadows chef Wylie Dufresne, samples all-you-can-eat buffets in Vegas; and crafts an eerie comic about being a horse lover yet an avid carnivore.

Hot Dog Taste Test explodes with color, hilarity, charm, and, occasionally, reproductive organs. Lush full-spread paintings of birds getting their silly feet all over a kitchen, a fully imagined hot dog show (think Best in Show but with hot dogs), and a holiday feast gone awry are the creamy icing on this imaginative rainbow-colored cake. But Hanawalt's wit and heart extend far beyond gags - her insightful musings on popular culture, relationships, and the animal in all of us are as keen and funny as her watercolors are exquisite.
Lisa Hanawalt is an artist living in Los Angeles and is the production designer/producer of the Netflix original series Bojack Horseman . Hanawalt has worked on illustrations, book covers, animations, comics, murals, and textile patterns, and exhibits her work in galleries. She writes and draws a James Beard Award-winning quarterly f...
Title:Hot Dog Taste TestFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 8.41 × 7.43 × 0.79 inPublished:June 14, 2016Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770462376

ISBN - 13:9781770462373

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly amazing! This book is hilarious and beautiful, with the sometimes concerning art, and the skewed view of events. Not actually about taste testing hot dogs, this book has small comics originally done for a magazine, along with a collection of interesting drawings. Everything is so funny in the weirdest way, and I can't wait to see more from Hanawalt.
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rip-roaringly hilarious! I don't even know how I never came across this book or even Lisa Hanawalt's amazing illustrations until very recently, but better late than never! This book features funny and poignant illustrations on the world of gastronomy and absurdity, along with her beautiful personal stories. The illustrations being vibrant and used with watercolour are a mere bonus! Your appetite will definitely be whetted by her sense of witty humour. Worth a read! Also check out her previous book.
Date published: 2016-12-30

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Lisa Hanawalt

" My Dirty Dumb Eyes [is] a wildly entertaining portfolio from an artist with a masterly painting and drawing hand." - Douglas Wolk, The New York Times

"Hanawalt has one of the sharpest senses of humor in all of comics." - Michael Cavna, The Washington Post, Best of 2013