Video: How The Talk of The Town is made; Comics Journal Interview: Roz Chast

From newyorker.com, this tongue-in-cheek video explaining how the magazine’s Talk of the Town stories are selected.  Appearing are The New Yorker’s Nancy Franklin, Hendrik Hertzberg, Rebecca Mead, Susan Morrison, Nick Paumgarten, Lizzie Widdicombe, and David Remnick.  Also appearing is Jonathan Goldsmith, the actor who plays The Most Interesting Man in the World on TV   Richard Gehr interviews Roz Chast

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Booth, Chast, Kalman and Tomine at The Strand

A sure-to-please event at The Strand Bookstore ( 828 Broadway, 2nd Fl.) May 3, 2011, 7 pm — 8 pm, celebrating the winner of the 2011 Eustace Tilley contest and launch  of The New Yorker’s Strand tote bag.  Francoise Mouly the magazine’s Art Editor, will moderate a panel discussion with George Booth, Roz Chast,  Maira Kalman, and Adrian Tomine. Other

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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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