Wall-to-Wall Cartoonists at David Remnick’s Hello Goodbye Party

The New Yorker‘s editor, David Remnick threw a Hello Goodbye party last night (Hello, Emma Allen, the magazine’s new cartoon editor; Goodbye, Bob Mankoff, the former cartoon editor). It was, by far, the largest gathering of New Yorker cartoonists since  1997, when forty-one gathered for an Arnold Newman group photo (it appeared in the magazine’s first cartoon issue, December 15,

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New Yorker Festival’s Cartoon Events

Several cartoon-related events at this year’s New Yorker festival: Friday, October 2nd: a showing of Very Semi-Serious, a documentary film featuring some of the magazine’s cartoonists, followed by a panel discussion including Liana Finck, Emily Flake, Mort Gerberg and the magazine’s current cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff. Moderated by Roz Chast.   Details here. Saturday, October 3rd: Matt Diffee talks, shows

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A Thurber Letter to His Lawyer; David Borchart on Pencils; An Interview with Matt Diffee; A Documentary on Cartoonists to be Televised

From Letters of Note,  “Sure, Go Ahead”– this letter from James Thurber to his lawyer. Link here to the Thurber House in Columbus, Ohio.       _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The blog, A Case For Pencils, features David Borchart, one of the very best new wave New Yorker cartoonists. Link here to see the post. Link to Mr. Borchart’s New Yorker work

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Mick Stevens, Paul Karasik & Bob Mankoff’s Semi-Serious Discussion on Martha’s Vineyard; Fave Photo of the Day

This Friday, Mick Stevens, Paul Karasik & Bob Mankoff will discuss New Yorker cartooning following a screening of the documentary film,  “Very Semi-Serious” Details here. More on the panelists: Mick Stevens’ website Paul Karasik’s blog Bob Mankoff’s website ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________  Fave Photo of the Day George Booth, Marisa Marchetto Acocella, and Matthew Diffee at this evening’s  NYPL event (see the July

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