At The New Yorker Festival: New Yorker Cartoon Editor Emma Allen & Company Talk Peanuts; A Conversation With Alison Bechdel; Chast, Marx, & Ukuleles
Cartoon-related Fest Happenings:
The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Editor, Emma Allen will moderate a panel discussion on “Peanuts.” (Oct. 12). All the info here.
Alison Bechdel will speak with Judith Thurman (Oct. 12). Info here.
Roz Chast, and co-author Patty Marx (Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?) will play their ukuleles (Oct. 12th). Info here.
Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
J.A.K. on Brexit. Mr. K. has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2014.
A Daily Shouts With… Avi Steinberg
“Existential Dread In The Animal Kingdom” by Avi Steinberg and Irving Ruan.
Mr. Steinberg has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2012.
Bob Eckstein Is The Erma Bombeck Humor Writer Of The Month
Bob Eckstein, who began contributing his cartoons to The New Yorker in 2007 has been named the Erma Bombeck Humor Writer of the Month. Read here. Mr. Eckstein’s most recent books are shown above.
Article Of Interest: Cartooning Thriving in Vermont
From the Bennington Banner, December 5, 2018, “…The Art of Cartooning Is Thriving in Vermont”— with Ed Koren and Alison Bechdel content.
…the latest Cartoon Companion has been posted. See what the CC boys “Max” & “Simon” have to say about the New Yorker cartoons appearing in the issue of December 10, 2018.
… Roz Chast’s SVA exhibit included in the New York Times “What To See in New York Galleries This Week”
…Attempted Bloggery has even more Barbara Shermund posts. Yay!
…A New Yorker State of Mind: Reading Every Issue of The New Yorker Magazine looks very closely at the issue of November 16, 1929. Cover by Peter Arno.
From Mother Jones, April 2, 2017, “Cartoonist Takes On the Sketchiest President Yet”
an interview with Barry Blitt (his anthology, Blitt, will be in book stores this October)
From Vermont’s Seven Days, March 28, 2017, “Alison Bechdel to Be Next Vermont Cartoonist Laureate”
–This piece on the April 6th passing of the pen from Edward Koren to Ms. Bechdel.
From Live/Mint, December 1, 2016, “Funny Lady: The New Yorker’s cartoonist Liza Donnelly on Trump, feminist cartoons, how she works, and her favorite cartoonists” — this interview with Ms.Donnelly, who is in Delhi this week.
Follow her live-tweet drawings she’s doing while there: @lizadonnelly
[photo: Anik Biswas]