Eyeballing the Cartoon Editor

  Back when Jimmy Carter was President, cartoonists could still experience what was left of something known as the “Look Day.” That was the day of the week cartoonists would make the rounds of magazines in Manhattan, beginning their day with showing work at The New Yorker, where the pay was highest, and then proceeding around town, dropping by other

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Talk: John Klossner; New Yorker Big Story Panel video

From Fosters.com, March 6, 2012, “Cartoonist to talk at Noble on March 6” — John Klossner speaks today at the Noble High School, North Berwick, Maine.   From newyorker.com, March 6, 2012,  a video of the recent Big Story event, “The Future of Funny,” featuring panelists Emily Flake, Farley Katz, Drew Dernavich and Zachary Kanin, with moderator, David Remnick.

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Ward Sutton’s Davy Jones Tribute; Jack Ziegler’s First OK; Panel discussion with Flake, Dernavich and Katz

From Spin, “Ward Sutton’s Most Memorable Encounter With The Monkees’ Davy Jones”   From newyorker.com, two items of interest: Bob Mankoff continues his series of My First OK.  Last week it was Mick Stevens, this week it’s Jack Ziegler’s turn with the post “The Journey of a Thousand Cartoons”.   And, on March 5th, The New Yorker’s Editor, David Remnick

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Punched

                      I’ve had my share of rejection letters from magazine and book publishers. My absolute favorite came from the now defunct magazine, Punch, back in June of 1978. At that time I was reaching out to just about every publication I could find that ran cartoons (UFOlogy and Medical Economics

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