Shanahan & Donnelly’s Online Cartoon Collection; Joe Farris Exhibition; Victoria Roberts Draws at NYC’s Strand Bookstore; Bruce Kaplan’s new show; Chast & Popeye; More Steinberg

  From The Huffington Post, December 21, 2012,  this online only collection of cartoons by Danny Shanahan and Liza Donnelly for Moms Clean Air Force.   From CTpost. com, December 18, 2012, “New Yorker artist’s work on view in Bethel” –This post on long time New Yorker contributor, Joe Farris     From the blog, East Village, December 19, 2012,

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Avedon’s Arno Auctioned

  From Stephen Nadler’s fun blog, Attempted Bloggery, December 21, 2012, “Peter Arno’s Mistletoe” The Arno drawing, once given to Richard Avedon by Tina Brown, was recently auctioned at Sotheby’s.   It appeared in The New Yorker, December 26, 1942.  (An Arno war time cover adorned the magazine that week as well).

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New Yorker Cartoonists Turn Out for Holiday Party

   New Yorker cartoonists turned out in time honored fashion to celebrate the holidays last night.  Corey Pandolph gets a heap of credit for procuring a corner of the Upper East Side Hi Life Restaurant where nearly two dozen contributors came together in good cheer.  Among those attending, including Mr. Pandolph: Joe Dator, David Borchardt, Liam Walsh (who brought and

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Steinberg reviewed by Maslin, Mankoff, and Dumas; from the Ink Spill archive “On a Bench with Steinberg”

  Janet Maslin (no relation) reviews Deirdre Bair’s  Saul Steinberg: A Biography  in today’s New York Times: “No Reading Between the Lines”   In his weekly blog post, The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff looks at and shows us some of Steinberg’s work: “Saul Steinberg, Gag Man”   A New Yorker cartoonist, Jerry Dumas, writing for the Greenwich Time, December

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