Update: This event postponed.
Richard Gehr, author of I Only Read It For The Cartoons, will be in conversation with Arnie Levin and Sam Gross tomorrow at Baruch College. Details here (scroll down for the event).
Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at The New Yorker’s 2nd issue (above: Al Frueh’s cover). Go see.
And over at A Case For Pencils, Ben Schwartz shares his tools of the trade. Link here!
From left to right: Richard Gehr (author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons), Lee Lorenz, Sam Gross, Arnie Levin, and Victoria Roberts at The School of Visual Arts on December 11th. If you didn’t make it to the event last week, you are now able to watch most of it here .
Felipe Galindo posted the below photo taken at The New Yorker’s holiday party. It’s posted here with his permission.
Left to right: David Borchart, Felipe Galindo, Charlie Hankin, Farley Katz, Liana Finck, Corey Pandolph, Chris Weyant, Ben Schwartz, Joe Dator (waving), and Drew Dernavich (bent over in the foreground).
Richard Gehr (pictured on the extreme left), author of the recently published book of New Yorker cartoonist interviews, I Only Read It For the Cartoons, hosted a panel discussion last night at the School of Visual Arts. Panelists (left to right): Sam Gross (filling in for Edward Koren, snowed-in up in Vermont), Victoria Roberts, Lee Lorenz, and Arnie Levin (also filling in). (photo for Ink Spill courtesy of Bob Eckstein).
Out today is Richard Gehr’s I Only Read It for the Cartoons (New Harvest), a collection of interviews with the following: Lee Lorenz, Sam Gross, Roz Chast, George Booth, Edward Koren, Charles Barsotti, Arnie Levin, Victoria Roberts, Gahan Wilson, Jack Ziegler, Zach Kanin, and Bob Mankoff. A wonderful addition to any cartoon library.
From The New York Times, March 19, 2014, “If He Says It’s Funny, It’s Funny” — Janet Maslin (no relation) reviews a memoir by The New Yorker‘s current cartoon editor.
The Entertainment Weekly review, March 19, 2014, “How About Never — Is Never Good For You?” by Darren Franich.
Last night’s “Late Night” guests included The New Yorker‘s editor, David Remnick, who gamely stood by with host Seth Meyers as four New Yorker cartoons were brought to life by the Late Night Players. The live action pieces were based on cartoons by Arnie Levin, Matthew Diffee, Zach Kanin, and Paul Noth.
See the original cartoons: