New Cat at The Algonquin; Bob Mankoff at Rutgers; Interview: Kate Beaton; Interview: Marcellus Hall; Roz Chast speaks

From The Wall Street Journal, this video profiling Matilda III, the latest of a long line of in-house cats residing at The Algonquin Hotel. From mycentraljersey.com, April 4, 2011, this article –“Rutgers presents free April 7 program on Yiddish, Jewish Cartooning” (with The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff). From Sequential Tart, April 4, 2011, this interview with Kate Beaton.

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Rejected Cartoons featured in Cartoon Limbo exhibit

From New Hope Arts, this listing of an exhibit, Cartoon Limbo, featuring rejected work by some of the great cartoonists, including James Thurber, Chester Gould (“Dick Tracey”), Dr. Suess, and Charles Schulz. From Phillyburbs.com, April 1, 2011,  this related article, “Seal of Disapproval,” about  the cartoonist behind the exhibit, Lewis Matheney.

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MoCCA Panel: Mankoff, Flake, Dernavich, Kanin and Noth

From The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art  the schedule of their upcoming Festival, including this panel scheduled for April 10, 2011 @ 3:30pm: A New Generation of New Yorker Cartoons Moderated by Bob Mankoff (The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker) Panelists: Drew Dernavich (The Cartoon Lounge), Paul Noth (Late Night with Conan O’Brien),  Zachary Kanin (The Short Book),

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