Mad Al Jaffee folds in at 99 years of age

  Al Jaffee is the world’s longest-working comic artist. And he has just retired at the age of 99 years. Al Jaffee worked at the satirical Mad magazine for 65 years, drawing comics and creating the back-page Fold-In. His career at Mad began in 1955 and will end after his June 2020 retirement announcement. Throughout…

The man who wrote 1,001 novels: Kovvali Lakshmi Narasimha Rao

Kovvali Lakshmi Narasimha Rao, from Andhra Pradesh in India, wrote about 1,001 novels in his lifetime. He was born in Tanuku in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. In his 63 years, Kovvali Lakshmi Narasimha Rao (1912-1975) was a prolific story-teller, writing in his native Telugu language. His aim was to bring reading to…

Architect Frank Gehry

Architect Frank Gehry created the cultural centre for the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France