From Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery, December 27, 2012, “New Yorker Cartoons at Auction” wherein Mr. Nadler fully examines an auction of New Yorker cartoons at The Morton Library in Rhinecliff, New York this past November.
From The Huffington Post, December 21, 2012, this online only collection of cartoons by Danny Shanahan and Liza Donnelly for Moms Clean Air Force.
From CTpost. com, December 18, 2012, “New Yorker artist’s work on view in Bethel”
–This post on long time New Yorker contributor, Joe Farris
From the blog, East Village, December 19, 2012, “Victoria Roberts Sketches at The Strand”
From Deadline Hollywood, December 14, 2012, “HBO Orders Comedy Pilot From Bruce Eric Kaplan, Jason Reitman And Lorne Michaels”
From cartoonbrew, December 14, 2012, “Popeye Comics Get Cool” — ( with Roz Chast content).
From The Stamford Advocate, December 20, 2012, “New Haven Biographer Examines Famed New Yorker Cartoonist” –This interview with Deirdre Bair, the author of Saul Steinberg: A Biography.
From Pace University, this interview with Ms. Bair. “Prof. Denning Interviews Bestselling /Biographer Deidre Bair” (the interview must be downloaded).
From The Observer, December 18, 2012, “The Life of The New Yorker’s Favorite Depressive is Drawn Out in New Bio”
New Yorker cartoonists turned out in time honored fashion to celebrate the holidays last night. Corey Pandolph gets a heap of credit for procuring a corner of the Upper East Side Hi Life Restaurant where nearly two dozen contributors came together in good cheer. Among those attending, including Mr. Pandolph: Joe Dator, David Borchardt, Liam Walsh (who brought and shared a tray of cookies), Andy Friedman, Liza Donnelly, Robert Leighton, Bob Esmay, Emily Flake, Drew Dernavich, Farley Katz, John O’Brien, Avi Steinberg (celebrating his first appearance in the magazine), Barbara Smaller, Felipe Galindo, David Sipress, Bob Eckstein, Eric Lewis, Ward Sutton, Christopher Weyant, Ben Schwartz, and Karen Sneider.
Liza Donnelly has posted on her blog a handful of photographs taken at the event.
From Ringtales, “Cartoon Masters“— this short video. There’re a number of these videos, with headings such as “Mankoff on Animation” “Where’d You Get That Idea” (in two parts) “How I became a Cartoonist” (two parts) “What it Takes” — collect them all!
From The New York Times, November 29, 2012, “Change Comes to Playground Funny Papers” — this news of the near demise of Bazooka Joe (according to the article, he’ll appear occasionally, but not in the format that lasted nearly six decades).
From the blog The Museum of Peripheral Art, December 1, 2012, “Saul Steinberg, Back in the Fold” — this post concerning the photo used in the New Yorker‘s review of Steinberg’s biography.
And if you’re in the mood to travel back to 1968, cartoon-wise, here’s a fun look at some of the work in the 1968 edition of John Bailey’s series Great Cartoons of the World, as posted by blog, The Magic Whistle.( work by Kovarsky, James Stevenson, ffolkes, Syd Hoff, and Leslie Starke, among others).