Just out, The New Yorker Reader: True Crime, an anthology of writing and cartoons with these 36 cartoonists represented:
Charles Addams, Peter Arno, Charles Barsotti, Harry Bliss, David Borchart, Michael Crawford, Leo Cullum, Drew Dernavich, Matthew Diffee, Emily Flake, Alex Gregory, William Haefeli, William Hamilton, Marshall Hopkins, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Farley Katz, Edward Koren, Arnie Levin, Lee Lorenz, Bob Mankoff, Michael Maslin, Ariel Molvig, Paul Noth, John O’Brien, Mischa Richter, Bernard Schoenbaum, Danny Shanahan, Edward Steed, Peter Steiner, James Stevenson, Mike Twohy, P.C. Vey, Kim Warp, Christopher Weyant, Gahan Wilson, Jack Ziegler
Bruce Eric Kaplan and Liana Finck will appear October 16th at The Williamstown Film Festival. Some info here (scroll down to “On Screen, a revamped film festival”)
Marisa Acocella Marchetto was on Good Day NY this morning. See the video clip here.
“Live” New Yorker cartoons returned to NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” last night. This third installment in the series can be seen here. Seth Meyers is joined by Jerry Seinfeld and The New Yorker‘s editor, David Remnick, who provides commentary. Cartoons by Bruce Eric Kaplan, Alex Gregory, Mark Thompson, Tom Cheney, and Charlie Hankin are featured.
From ladycollective.com, April 17, 2015, “Schoolin’ Life: Carolita Johnson” — this interview with Ms. Johnson
From publicradioeast.org, April 25, 2015, “Not My Job: New Yorker Cartoonist ‘BEK’ Gets Quizzed on Burger King”
— an audio interview with Bruce Eric Kaplan.
Attempted Bloggery continues its fascinating close-look series at The New Yorker’s earliest issues. Issue #10 (April 25, 1925) is now ready for your inspection.
Bruce Eric Kaplan, (or BEK as New Yorker cartoon enthusiasts know him) will be appearing at The Rubin Museum April 15th in conversation with memory specialist Barry Gordon. All the information here
BEK’s latest book, I Was A Child: A Memoir, will be in bookstores April 14th.
Link here to his New Yorker work.