New Yorker’s Special True Crime Reader of Writing & Cartoons



























Just out, The New Yorker Reader: True Crime,  an anthology of writing and cartoons with these 36 cartoonists represented:

Charles Addams, Peter Arno, Charles Barsotti, Harry Bliss, David Borchart, Michael Crawford, Leo Cullum, Drew Dernavich, Matthew Diffee, Emily Flake, Alex Gregory, William Haefeli, William Hamilton, Marshall Hopkins, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Farley Katz, Edward Koren, Arnie Levin, Lee Lorenz, Bob Mankoff, Michael Maslin, Ariel Molvig, Paul Noth, John O’Brien, Mischa Richter, Bernard Schoenbaum, Danny Shanahan, Edward Steed, Peter Steiner, James Stevenson,  Mike Twohy, P.C. Vey, Kim Warp, Christopher Weyant, Gahan Wilson, Jack Ziegler

David Remnick: “The New Yorker an Odd Recipe… a Magical Recipe”; More Spills: Marchetto in Her Blue Grotto, A Mets Bonus Daily Cartoon from Bob Eckstein & a Trio of Short Bios

Remnick:studioHere’s an interview from Fast Company with  The New Yorker‘s David Remnick on the occasion of the premiere of “The New Yorker Radio Hour”…and another good interview piece, from Nieman Lab, with an audio promo.



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…from  The New York Times, October 23, 2015, “The Cartoonist in Her Blue Grotto” — this piece (with a slide show) on Marisa Acocella Marchetto…


…In a first, has published a “Bonus Daily Cartoon”  (Bob Eckstein‘s wonderful Mets Employee of the Month)…


Here are short bios of the three New Yorker cartoonists who recently exhibited work at Cooper Union: Edward Sorel, Jon Agee, and Liana Finck.









Tom Toro on Pencils…and More Spills

tumblr_inline_nwjlrpTXsG1sj0qh6_500A Case For Pencils is visited by Tom Toro this week.  Check it out!

Link here to Mr. Toro’s website.





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…Mike Lynch celebrates the 99th birthday of Virgil Partch aka VIP


…Two pieces on The New York Review of Books new New York Review Comics, including titles by Abner Dean and Glen Baxter: TCJ’s coverage here…
and Heidi MacDonald’s coverage on The Beat…


…read a new interview with Liana Finck here…




New Yorker’s Remnick on the Radio



Coming in just a few days (the 25th of October): The New Yorker Radio Hour.  Read all about it here

(and yes, there’ll be some cartoon/cartoonists content)



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…From the What’re the Odds Department: In this week’s New Yorker (the issue of October 26th): two drawings based on lamp pull-cords (the drawings are by Tom Toro and Michael Crawford)…

“An Evening with Jules Feiffer” at Columbia, December 7th…