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Dernavich, Sipress, Diffee, and Noth at The Jersey City Museum; Cartoonists draw portraits at Saks Fifth Ave.; New New Yorker Humor collection, "Disquiet, Please!" reviewed; Tom Chalkley added to The A - Z

From The Jersey City Museum, "Dissed and Dismissed: Cartoons Not Meant for the Ages ( and not in good taste, either)" a presentation of cartoons by Drew Dernavich, David Sipress, Matt Diffee, and Paul Noth benefitting the Museum's exhibition and education initiatives.  The event takes place Wednesday,  December 10, 2008, beginning at 7p.m..  Further info :www.jerseycitymuseum.org/template.cfm    

From The New York Times, "Shopping, Cocktail in Hand" , December 5, 2008.  New Yorker Cartoonists  sketching portraits at Saks Fifth Avenue on December 11, 2008, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. See the NYTs online for the story.

From Straight.com ( Vancouver), "Disquiet, Please!" has humour for everyone", December 4, 2008, this review of the second and latest collection of humor pieces from The New Yorker. (Published by Random House, the book has a fabulous William Steig cover -- unfortunately not shown on the review page):  www.straight.com/article-173209/disquiet-please

Tom Chalkley, who first contributed to The New Yorker  February 1,  1999  has been added to The New Yorker Cartoonists A - Z.

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