David Remnick on Charles Barsotti; The Daily Cartoon handed off to…

  This week’s New Yorker (issue dated June 30, 2014) contains a Postscript written by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick.  The piece, spread across the magazine’s gutter, includes four Barsotti drawings.  Of Barsotti’s work, Remnick writes (in part):   In his peculiarly enchanted kingdom, any being or object was capable of speech and wit: there were talking noodles, boxes, fruit,

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Reminder: Lee Lorenz “In Conversation” Tomorrow at the Westport Historical Society; Mick Stevens’ last Daily Cartoon posted

A reminder that Lee Lorenz, The New Yorker‘s Art Editor from 1973 through 1993 and its Cartoon Editor from 1993 through 1997 will be “in conversation” with me tomorrow at The Westport Historical Society @ 4:00.  Information here. Mr. Lorenz is a long-time contributor to New Yorker — his cartoons have been appearing in the magazine since 1958.   From The Westport

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Bob Eckstein on Live-Drawing the Oscars; Liza Donnelly Live Tweet-Draws the Oscars; Barbara Smaller takes over the Daily Cartoon

Bob Eckstein will be live-drawing the Oscars for The New Yorker‘s website later on today. Link here for the magazine’s coverage. According to a Facebook post,  he’ll also provide commentary. I asked Bob to talk a little about the big night and here’s what he had to say:   I’m more excited than usual about tonight’s Oscars. This time I

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