Algonquin to close for renovations; Video: Joe Farris’s Soldier’s Sketchbook; Bob Mankoff on The New Yorker’s Cartoon Issue

 

From hotelchatter.com,  October 28,2011, “The Algonquin Hotel to Close This Winter for Renovations” ( post includes a nice photo of the Hotel’s  New Yorker cartoon wallpaper)

A short Youtube video about Joe Farris’s new book A Soldier’s Sketchbook.

From The Washington Post’s Comic Riffs, October 27, 2011, “The New Yorker’s ‘Cartoon Issue’: Bob Mankoff lets us peek behind the scenes”