CMU School of Drama

Monday, July 03, 2017

Rube Goldberg: The Man Behind the World's Craziest Machines Rube Goldberg, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist/cartoonist, engineer and sculptor is probably best known for his far-fetched gadget sketches. Rube Goldberg is the only person, ever, to have been listed in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as an adjective, nonetheless. Over his lifetime, it is estimated he penned over 50,000 cartoons, that’s frankly incredible. His distinctive style was centered on his satirism of America’s obsession with technology.

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