New Cat at The Algonquin; Bob Mankoff at Rutgers; Interview: Kate Beaton; Interview: Marcellus Hall; Roz Chast speaks

From The Wall Street Journal, this video profiling Matilda III, the latest of a long line of in-house cats residing at The Algonquin Hotel. From mycentraljersey.com, April 4, 2011, this article –“Rutgers presents free April 7 program on Yiddish, Jewish Cartooning” (with The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff). From Sequential Tart, April 4, 2011, this interview with Kate Beaton.

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Ed Koren interview; Roz Chast speaks crosswordese

From Vermont Public Radio, March 15, 2011, this post,  “Visiting Artists: Cartoonist Ed Koren.” In this twelve minute plus audio interview conducted in Koren’s studio, he speaks of his work and the state of cartoons, which he calls “frozen stories.”  ( link found through Comics Journal). And from Mike Lynch’s website, this video of Roz Chast ( scroll down to

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New Yorker Cartoonists: Photographs by Anne Hall Elser

Take a look at these great photographs of New Yorker cartoonists taken by Anne Hall Elser,  a long time editorial staff member of the magazine.  The gallery of photos includes Charles Addams, Edward Koren, Arnie Levin, William Steig, P.C. Vey, Roz Chast, James Stevenson, Charles Barsotti, Gahan Wilson, Victoria Roberts, George Price, George Booth, and Ed Arno

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