Ian Frazier on Steinberg’s 100th; New Yorker’s Daily Cartoon: Sipress Redux; New Yorker Publisher on the magazine’s Festival

From newyorker.com, October 8, 2014,  “Saul Steinberg At One Hundred” — this short piece by Ian Frazier. Mr. Frazier, a long-time contributor to The New Yorker,  will moderate a panel discussion on Steinberg at the New Yorker Festival, at noon, October 12.  Details here. ________________________________________________________________________________   Ben Schwartz has handed the New Yorker’s online Daily Cartoon baton to David Sipress,

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Sipress Sees The Birds; Feiffer, Katchor, Burns, Tomorrow, Mankoff & more at Small Press Expo; Books on the Horizon

  From newyorker.com, August 27, 2014: “A Fear of The Birds“ — a piece by the cartoonist, David Sipress.       _________________________________________________________________________________________________   From Michael Cavna’s  Washington Post “Comic Riffs” column, August 27, 2014, “SPX 2014: From alt-weeklies to web-comics, Small Press Expo announces its programming slate” Among those scheduled to appear are Ben Katchor, Tom Tomorrow, Jules Feiffer,

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“60 Minutes” airs The Cartoonist

In last night’s installment of 60 Minutes, Morley Safer & Company brought us “The Cartoonist” — a look at the weekly selection process for New Yorker cartoons, a glimpse of some of the cartoonists who show up at the magazine’s office every Tuesday, a peek at Editor David Remnick choosing which cartoons to buy, and a min-profile of the magazine’s

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New New Yorker Cartoonists, Pt.3: Charlie Hankin

This is third part of an Ink Spill series looking at newer New Yorker cartoonists. I asked three of the most recent additions to the magazine’s stable of artists to tell us a little about themselves and how it was they ended up at The New Yorker (previously we heard from Liana Finck and Edward Steed). The  series wraps up

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