Podcast of Interest: Gil Roth Interviews Shannon Wheeler; Fave Photo: Liza Donnelly In the New York Yankees Dugout with Shortstop, Didi Gregorius; R.C. Harvey’s Out-of-the-Vault Interview with Playboy’s Former Cartoon Editor, Michelle Urry; Radio Interview: Roz Chast

Podcast of Interest: Gil Roth Interviews Shannon Wheeler Gil Roth continues his wonderful series of cartoonist interviews with Too Much Coffee Man’s Shannon Wheeler.  Hear it here. — thanks to Attempted Bloggery‘s Stephen Nadler for bringing this to my attention (check out his site for recent posts on two auction pieces: an Arnold Roth drawing and  a Charles Addams pencil

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Liza Donnelly to Live Tweet Draw Tony Awards; More About Playboy’s Cartoons…And Lack Of

            Hot on the heels of Liza Donnelly‘s historic appearance live Tweet-drawing at this years Oscars Awards (she was the first cartoonist ever invited to draw at that event) Ms. Donnelly has announced on Twitter that she will be live Tweet-drawing at the Tony Awards (held this year at the Beacon Theater). _________________________________________________________________________________________   R.C.

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Liza Donnelly on the Angouleme Gran Prix Controversy; R.C.Harvey: Single Panel B&W Cartoon Shrinkage at Playboy?

Liza Donnelly, guest blogging on Michael Cavna’s Washington Post Comics Riffs column,  weighs in on the Angouleme Gran Prix controversy.       ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ R.C. Harvey looks at Playboy‘s diminishing number of black & white single panel cartoons in his January 6th Rants & Raves column, “Less Nudity, Fewer Cartoons”

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R.C. Harvey on E. Simms Campbell

From Print, February 24, 2015, “Insider Histories: Pioneering Black Cartoonist E. Simms Campbell” Above: a Campbell drawing from the September 14, 1935 New Yorker.  From 1932 through 1942 Mr. Campbell contributed roughly two dozen cartoons and one cover to the magazine.

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