Here’s an interview from Fast Company with The New Yorker‘s David Remnick on the occasion of the premiere of “The New Yorker Radio Hour”…and another good interview piece, from Nieman Lab, with an audio promo.
…from The New York Times, October 23, 2015, “The Cartoonist in Her Blue Grotto” — this piece (with a slide show) on Marisa Acocella Marchetto…
…In a first, newyorker.com has published a “Bonus Daily Cartoon” (Bob Eckstein‘s wonderful Mets Employee of the Month)…
…Here are short bios of the three New Yorker cartoonists who recently exhibited work at Cooper Union: Edward Sorel, Jon Agee, and Liana Finck.
A Case For Pencils is visited by Tom Toro this week. Check it out!
Link here to Mr. Toro’s website.
…Mike Lynch celebrates the 99th birthday of Virgil Partch aka VIP…
…Two pieces on The New York Review of Books new New York Review Comics, including titles by Abner Dean and Glen Baxter: TCJ’s coverage here…
and Heidi MacDonald’s coverage on The Beat…
…read a new interview with Liana Finck here…
Cooper Union is celebrating The New Yorker‘s 90th birthday with an online gallery of work by three of its alums: Edward Sorel, Jon Agee, and Liana Finck. (shown: a proposed Sorel cover sketch from 2008)
Edward Sorel’s website
Jon Agee’s website
Liana Finck’s website
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.
Several cartoon-related events at this year’s New Yorker festival:
Friday, October 2nd: a showing of Very Semi-Serious, a documentary film featuring some of the magazine’s cartoonists, followed by a panel discussion including Liana Finck, Emily Flake, Mort Gerberg and the magazine’s current cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff. Moderated by Roz Chast. Details here.
Saturday, October 3rd: Matt Diffee talks, shows his cartoons, and plays music. Details here.
(pictured: Bob Mankoff & Roz Chast)
Bob Eckstein’s graphic coverage of Obscura Day here on The New Yorker‘s website.
And check out Liana Finck’s “All the Paintings Here Agree: A Comic” here on the Toast