Podcast of Interest: Liza Donnelly with Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre
Update: MAD Panelists at “Satire and the City” Cartoon Festival
As promised in yesterday’s post about the upcoming Association of American Editorial Cartoonists “Satire and the City” Cartoon Festival, here are the MAD magazine panelists scheduled to appear:
John Ficarra, Senior VP & Executive Editor, a MAD staffer since 1980, co-editor (with Nick Meglin) 1985-2004, editor-in-chief 2004-present
Joe Raiola and Charlie Kadau, Senior Editors, MAD staffers since 1985
Al Jaffee, MAD contributor since 1955, creator of the Fold-In and Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions, Guiness World Record holder, “Longest Career as a Comic Artist”
Moderator, Sam Viviano, VP—Art & Design, MAD contributor since 1981, art director 1999-present.
Cartoon Companion’s Max and Simon had their work cut for them this week with nearly two dozen cartoons to inspect and examine. Among the dissected: a literary plumbing problem, Tinder behavior, Nambia located, and a Frankensteinian moment. Read it all here.
New Animated Addams Family Planned
According to this report the creepy and kooky and altogether ooky “Addams Family” will return to delight us.