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Syndicated cartoonist and comedy writer Dave Blazek discusses work

Dave Blazek
Dave Blazek

Dave Blazek, cartoonist, former stand-up comedian, comedy writer, graphic artist, and film and audio director, will discuss his work at Penn State Berks on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, from 4:30–6 p.m. in the Freyberger Gallery. This event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.

Blazek creates the comic panel "Loose Parts," syndicated by Tribune Media Services. He has published two collections of "Loose Parts" cartoons including "Loose Upon The World" and "Parts of My Brain." His previous comic strips include "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" for Comedy Central.

He currently works as senior creative producer at The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. Blazek writes and directs print and radio ads as well as television commercials for national, regional and local clients. His work has won more than 120 local, national and international awards.

Blazek graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Journalism. He lives near Valley Forge National Park with his wife and two daughters.

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