Over at newyorker.com, Bob Mankoff continues his series of First OKs. This week Roz Chast tells her tale.
From Emory University, all the info on Cartooning For Peace. Mike Luckovich, and Liza Donnelly are among those participating in panel discussions.
From NYC-ARTs: The Complete Guide, “Selected Shorts: Roz Chast Presents ‘What I Hate dfrom A – Z'” at Symphony Space, February 8, 2012. Details here.
From Wickedlocal, February 3, 2012, “Profile: Chatham artist Bob Staake”
From Sixtynine degrees, February 2012, “Paul Wood exhibition!”
From Playbill.com, February 5, 2012, “On the Record: A Thurber Carnival and ‘David Merrick Presents Hits From His Broadway Hits'” — this review of the recently released on disc soundtrack to the Broadway production of A Thurber Carnival
And for those with some spare change, there’s this Thurber original currently on Ebay.
Speaking of Ebay, there’s also a Dorothy McKay being auctioned (although the listing says it’s a New Yorker drawing, it does not appear in the magazine’s database)
Book of Interest: from Abrams ComicArts, The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist by Alvin Buenaventura due April 1, 2012.
From You Made It Weird, January 27, 2012, this hour and twenty minute podcast featuring Alex Gregory and Matt Diffee in conversation with Pete Holmes.
This VERY FUNNY video promoting the Best of The Rejection Collection features Sam Gross, Paul Noth, David Sipress, Matt Diffee, Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast
From Ctpost.com. November 23, 2011, “Book Notes” — this post about an upcoming appearance by Joe Farris, who will speak about his new book, “A Soldier’s Sketchbook,” Dec. 6 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Bethel (Connecticut) Library, 189 Greenwood Ave.
This interview with Roz Chast from David-Wasting-Paper’s ongoing series of interviews (this is Survey #249, November 17, 2011)