From drawger.com, this post about new music from Marcellus Hall. The disc comes with a 44 page booklet of Hall’s art.
From Fisticuffs, this notice of their next two presentations, featuring a number of New Yorker cartoonists.
From The Huffington Post, April 10, 2011, this piece by The New Yorker’s current Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff: “The People of the Joke: Exploring the Covenant of Jewish Comedy.”
From The Wall Street Journal, this video profiling Matilda III, the latest of a long line of in-house cats residing at The Algonquin Hotel.
From mycentraljersey.com, April 4, 2011, this article –“Rutgers presents free April 7 program on Yiddish, Jewish Cartooning” (with The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff).
From Sequential Tart, April 4, 2011, this interview with Kate Beaton.
From David-Wasting-Paper’s continuing Cartoonist/Artist survey (#217 in the series), this interview with illustrator/musician Marcellus Hall.
If you’re out on the west coast, you might want to check out this evening’s talk by Roz Chast at Campbell Hall at The University of California, Santa Barbara. Info here.
And here’s a related piece from the Santa Barbara Independent, April 1, 2011, “New Yorker Cartoonist Roz Chast gives Slide Lecture”
From Women’s Voices for Change, March 31, 2011, this review by Roz Warren of Liza Donnelly’s latest book, When Do They Serve the Wine?
From baycitizen.org, March 22, 2011, “Digital Marginalia, Intentional and Otherwise” this interesting piece referencing The New Yorker’s system of indexing and scanning its cartoons.
Take a look at these great photographs of New Yorker cartoonists taken by Anne Hall Elser, a long time editorial staff member of the magazine. The gallery of photos includes Charles Addams, Edward Koren, Arnie Levin, William Steig, P.C. Vey, Roz Chast, James Stevenson, Charles Barsotti, Gahan Wilson, Victoria Roberts, George Price, George Booth, and Ed Arno