Tag Archives: Roz Chast

Hilarity did ensue

In her autobiographical comics (more particularly, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant), Roz Chast gives an insight in her relationship with her (late) parents that is at once loving but irritated, caring but exasperated.  In the December 28, 2020 … Continue reading

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Roz Chast does National Poetry Month

The poster for this year’s (American) National Poetry Month, traditionally held in April, was designed by New Yorker regular Roz Chast, and features a quote from a poem by Mark Strand. Poets.org is distributing 120,000 posters for free (within the … Continue reading

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Beating insomnia with Roz Chast

For the New York Times Opinionator topic All-Nighters (discussing all aspects of insomnia), New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast provided some advice in the form of a comic.  She gets to sleep by doing a simple A-Z game : I try … Continue reading

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With Halloween just around the corner, it’s only fitting that The New Yorker magazine included a strip by Chris Ware on the subject of hiding, masks and disguises in its annual Cartoon Issue.  You can read the whole four-page piece … Continue reading

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Penguin Deluxe Series

After reading Charlie Gower’s post on tantramar about the cover Chris Ware did for Rousseau’s Candide, I checked out the Penguin Deluxe website for other covers by cartoonists. Most of them are fairly recognisable, such as covers by Art Spiegelman, … Continue reading

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Nerve and Neil

Nerve is doing a Comics Issue this month, with new work added by Paul Pope, Sophie Crumb, Andi Watson (!), Chynna Clugston, Jim Mahfood (!) and Meg Hunt. Also interviews with Alison Bechdell, Peter Bagge, Evan Dorkin and Roz Chast. … Continue reading

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