A Chat With Mimi Pond on the Service Industry, Cocaine, and Writing the First Episode of The Simpsons

In the early 1980s, Mimi Pond’s work was everywhere. The cartoonist and illustrator was regularly published in The National Lampoon, The Village Voice, The New York Times, and Seventeen magazines; this eventually led to television work the following decade, when she wrote for visually striking shows such as Pee Wee’s