From Mick Stevens’ blog, I Really Should Be Drawing, September 3, 2011, “Music and Art”
From San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum, September 2, 2011, “A Night of Rejection with New Yorker cartoonists Diffee, Dernavich and Kanin” (event takes place September 20, 2011. See link for details)
From Paris Review, an excerpt of an essay by Roz Chast appearing in the book, Cats, Dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies, & Clowns: The Lost Art of William Steig
From the Smithsonian, this news of an exhibit, “Timely and Timeless: New Comic Art Acquisitions” ( included are works by Charles Addams, John Held, Jr., and Roz Chast)
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.