A sure-to-please event at The Strand Bookstore ( 828 Broadway, 2nd Fl.) May 3, 2011, 7 pm — 8 pm, celebrating the winner of the 2011 Eustace Tilley contest and launch of The New Yorker’s Strand tote bag. Francoise Mouly the magazine’s Art Editor, will moderate a panel discussion with George Booth, Roz Chast, Maira Kalman, and Adrian Tomine. Other New Yorker artists and cartoonists will be in attendance to sign books.
Funny Business, a film focusing on a dozen New Yorker cartoonists will air on PBS Channel 13 ( NY/metro area) May 5, 2011. Details, and still photos here
Here’s a great video about the life of long time New Yorker cover artist and cartoonist C.E.M. (Charles E. Martin).
According to Barnes & Noble’s website, Rejected! The Best of the Worst: 293 Cartoons You Never Saw, and Never Will See, in The New Yorker ( Workman) has a pub date of September 2011. No cover shown, and no information other than the basics.
From The New York Times Sports section, April 16, 2011, this piece by Bob Eckstein, “Weathering a Midlife Crisis in the Haunts of Table Tennis.” ( Bob Mankoff content)