From Liza Donnelly’s blog, When Do They Serve The Wine, September 29, 2011, “International Cartoon and Humor Festival in France, 2011” (with slide show)
From Princeton Patch, September 30, 2011, “New Yorker Cartoonist Roz Chast to Speak at Library Benefit”
From Convention Scene, September 30, 2011, this post noting a signing by Gahan Wilson: NYC-Nuts Signing
From The Gothamist, September 29, 2011, “The New Yorker Admits To Troubling/Amusing Spike In Cartoon Body Count” — ( with a link to Bob Mankoff’s blog post on newyorker.com)
From The University of Michigan’s playgallery.org, September 2011, “Bob Mankoff: An Interview”
From The Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2011, “How About Never — Is Never Good For You? Celebrities Struggle to Write Winning Captions”
newyorker.com has listed (on its Festival Wire — requires sign up) its entire schedule for this year’s New Yorker Festival (September 30, October 1 -2). Cartoon events include a talk by Roz Chast (who will also sign her new book) and the return of the Cartoon Caption Contest Game, with host, Bob Mankoff and judges, Emily Flake, Paul Noth and Zachary Kanin.
From the blog, Sonic Garden, August 24, 2011, “An Evening with Andy Friedman: Celebrated Cartoonist – turned-Country-Crooner” ( Friedman, aka Larry Hat, will be appearing at Cafe Volan in Asbury Park, NJ Monday, October 3, 2011 @ 8 pm)
From newyorker.com, August 26, 2011, The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff has posted “Cartoons for the Hurricane”
Also from newyorker.com, this diversion (from yours truly): “The Crossing” – a short Beatles-related post having nothing to do with New Yorker cartoons.
From Slate, August 24, 2011, “How Hard Is It to Get A Cartoon Into The New Yorker?” (Note: I posted a comment regarding Peter Arno on the site).