Janis Joplin’s Thurber; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (And Yesterday’s); Donnelly At The College Of New Jersey; Fave Photo Of The Day

Janis Joplin’s Thurber From the Dept Of I Didn’t See This Coming: Reading through Dwight Garner’s New York Times review of the new Janis Joplin biography, “Janis,” by Holly George- Warren: “She named a dog Thurber, after James Thurber, the New Yorker humor writer.” — left: Thurber and Ms. Joplin   ___________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon From Barbara Smaller,

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Tonight’s Events Of Interest: Liana Finck & Emily Flake in Conversation, Drew Friedman & Robert Klein In Conversation; More Thurber; Fave Photo Of The Day; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Liana Finck will be in conversation with Emily Flake this evening at Books Are Magic. All the info here. Ms. Finck began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013.  Her latest book is Excuse Me: Cartoons, Complaints, And Notes To Self (Random House).  Ms. Flake has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2008. Her book That Was Awkward: The

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Interview Of Interest: Arnie Levin; Celebration Of Interest At The Society Of Illustrators: The Book Of Weirdo; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: J.A.K.

Interview Of Interest: Arnie Levin Here’s a terrific interview with the one-and-only Arnie Levin on Jane Mattimoe’s Case For Pencil’s blog. This is the perfect opportunity to post my all-time favorite Arnie Levin drawing. It appeared in The New Yorker‘s October 5th, 1998 issue. Mr. Levin began contributing to The New Yorker in 1974. See some of his New Yorker

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Early Release: Next Week’s New Yorker Cover; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Danny Shanahan; Daily Shouts: Becky Barnicoat; More Fave Photos With Roz Chast, Patty Marx, Emily Flake, Sam Gross, Drew Friedman; More Harry Bliss/Steve Martin

Early Release of Next Week’s New Yorker Cover: Bob Staake’s “Our Lady” The cover artist  Bob Staake has posted his cover for next week’s issue.  _________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Danny Shanahan A Peeps of the jungle by Mr. Shanahan, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1988. See his work here on The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Bank site. ________________-

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TedxYale Talk Of Interest: Amy Hwang; NY Comics And Picture-Story Symposium Of Interest: American Bystander; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Lila Ash; Today’s Daily Shouts…By Sophia Warren

Amy Hwang To Speak At TedxYale Tomorrow Amy Hwang, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2010, will speak at TedxYale tomorrow.  All the info here (scroll down for Ms. Hwang’s info). Link here to Ms. Hwang’s website. _________________________ American Bystander Panel at The New York Comics and Picture-Story Symposium The American Bystander‘s Publisher, Michael Gerber tells the Spill

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