New Yorker Festival cartoon events 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.

In performance: Andy Friedman at Asbury Park; Mankoff on Cartoons and Hurricanes; and a diversion

From the blog, Sonic Garden, August  24, 2011, “An Evening with Andy Friedman: Celebrated Cartoonist – turned-Country-Crooner” ( Friedman, aka Larry Hat, will be appearing at Cafe Volan in Asbury Park, NJ Monday, October 3, 2011 @ 8 pm)


From, August 26, 2011, The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff has posted “Cartoons for the Hurricane”


Also from, this diversion (from yours truly): “The Crossing” – a short Beatles-related post having nothing to do with New Yorker cartoons.