Several cartoon-related events at this year’s New Yorker festival:
Friday, October 2nd: a showing of Very Semi-Serious, a documentary film featuring some of the magazine’s cartoonists, followed by a panel discussion including Liana Finck, Emily Flake, Mort Gerberg and the magazine’s current cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff. Moderated by Roz Chast. Details here.
Saturday, October 3rd: Matt Diffee talks, shows his cartoons, and plays music. Details here.
(pictured: Bob Mankoff & Roz Chast)
Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s new graphic novel, Ann Tenna now has a trailer. See it here.
From The Daily News, September 5, 2015, Bob Eckstein’s Op-Ed piece:
“The U.S. Open’s off-court cousin: Players have to contend with the madness of New York City”
Link to Mr. Eckstein’s website here.
Liza Donnelly, Peter Kuper and Jules Feiffer (who will appear via Skype) will speak this weekend at the 2015 AAEC convention. Details here.
Sam Gross and Arnie Levin will appear in conversation with Richard Gehr, the author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons (Sept.15 at The Wasserman Jewish Studies Center). Details here.
Learned of this by way of a Mike Lynch FB post…
From Drew Friedman’s blog, August 28, 2015, “Arnold Roth Album Covers”