|2017_DC_NBF_Peirce_170902||61||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Lincoln Peirce (w/Michael Cavna and Roz Chast)|
Lincoln Peirce is a cartoonist and writer from Portland, Maine. His comic strip, “Big Nate,” was syndicated in 1991 and currently appears in over 400 newspapers, including The Washington Post, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is also the author and...
|2017_DC_NBF_ML_AT_170902||79||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Mike Lester and Ann Telnaes (w/Michael Cavna, Gene Yang, then Roz Chast)|
Mike Lester is an award-winning editorial cartoonist and illustrator whose work is syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group. His children’s book “A Is for Salad” (Puffin) was a New York Times best-seller in 2000. In 2012, he created and launched the comic strip “Mike du Jour.” He has...
|2017_DC_NBF_Chast_170902||51||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Roz Chast (w/Michael Cavna, Ann Telnaes, Mike Lester, then Lincoln Pierce)|
Roz Chast is an award-winning cartoonist whose work has been published in The New Yorker, Scientific American, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook and Mother Jones, among other publications. She studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she received her Bachelor of Fine...
|2011_MD_SPX_Other_110911||60||MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2011) -- Other|
Folks here include Roz Chast, Chester Brown, Dustin Harbin, Ryan Eggensperger, Keith Knight, Joyce Brabner, John Martz, Richard Thompson, Marguerite Dabaie, ???, Craig Thompson, ???, Kate Beaton, Sarah Glidden, Lisa Hanawalt, ???, Jim Woodring, and Roger Langridge.
|2011_MD_SPX_Panel3_110911||21||MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2011) -- Panel: Roz Chast: From A to Z|
Roz Chast: From A to Z:
Since 1978 Roz Chast has contributed her wry, perceptive cartoons to The New Yorker, revealing the frayed, neurotic edges beneath the magazine’s cosmopolitan surface. She has contributed to many perodicals and published several books including Theories of Everything, Too Busy...
|2018_MD_SPX_Other_180915||135||MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2018) -- Other|
Folks here include Library of Congress staff (Megan Halsband, Erin Sidwell, Georgia Higley, and Martha Kennedy), Dave McKenna, Cheese Hasselberger, Rafer Roberts, Karen Green, Tom Kaczynski (Uncivilized Books), Mike Jenkins, Michael Cavna, Joe Sutliff, Rebecca Sugar, Nate Powell, Erica Perl, Erin...
|2018_MD_SPX_Chast_180915||21||MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2018) -- Panel: Roz Chast In Conversation|
Roz Chast In Conversation
Roz Chast is an artistic polymath. Her humorous single-panel cartoons on the tics and neuroses of everyday life have been entertaining readers of The New Yorker for years. Her first graphic novel, Can We Please Talk About Something A Little More Pleasant? garnered her both the...
|2019_04_12C1_Eulogy||179||Politics & Prose -- Roz Chast and Patricia Marx ("Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?") w/Melissa Block|
Roz Chast and Patricia Marx - Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions — in conversation with Melissa Block
Finding she couldn’t get her mother’s words of wisdom out of her mind, Marx, a long-time writer for The New Yorker, decided to put them in a book. Not just... (Partially reviewed)
|2014_DC_Chast_140513||91||Politics & Prose -- Roz Chast ("Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?")|
Roz Chast - Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?
While her style is inimitably her own, Chast’s story of aging parents will resonate with many. In four-color cartoon panels, photos, and text, Chast, a New Yorker contributor since 1978 and the author/illustrator of a dozen books, recounts her...
|2009_DC_Chast_090426||128||Reynolds Center & Washington College -- Roz Chast ("Charles Adams's Boiling Oil")|
American Pictures: The American Pictures Distinguished Lecture Series offers a highly original approach to art and portraiture. This series pairs great works of art with leading figures of contemporary American culture. Each American Pictures lecture features an eminent writer, thinker, historian, or...
|2004_DC_SARC_040506||8||Smithsonian Associates -- Roz Chast|
From the online description of the event: At the beginning of the 21st century, we can only be grateful that Roz Chast is here to tackle some of the tough topics of the times—genetically altered mice, birthday parties from hell, and comfort drinks in the age of insecurity. Her cartoons observing the...
|2006_DC_SARoz_061109||9||Smithsonian Associates -- Roz Chast|
The Wry Pen of Roz Chast: Since she sold her first cartoon to The New Yorker in 1978, Roz Chast has delighted readers by nailing every idiosyncracy of our strange modern times. Now, just in time for the holiday season, she returns to the Smithsonian with her new book, which spans 27 years of her...
|2019_08_12_Straczynski||117||Politics & Prose -- J. Michael Straczynski ("Becoming Superman")|
J. Michael Straczynski - Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood
Straczynski is best known as the creator of the Babylon 5 and Sense8 TV shows, but his amazing four-decade career also encompasses screenwriting—Changeling, Thor, and World War Z—writing for several D.C. and Marvel Comi... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_12D2_Johnston||154||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"|
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance.
Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and Katherine Baird (Head of the Washington Secre... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_14A1_SPX_Other||195||MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2019) -- Other (Saturday)|
Folks shown here include Randy Tischler, Sheena Wolf, Sara Duke, R.M. Rhodes, Dustin Harbin, Karen Green, Michael Cavna, Mike Rhode, Eddie Campbell, Jamie Noguchi, David Crispino, Mike Riley, Jordan Clark, Keith Knight, Rick Banning, Rikke Villadsen, Kate Lacour, R. Sikoryak, Lenora Yerkes, Ted Rall... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_04E1_Munroe||132||Politics & Prose @ Sidwell Friends -- Randall Munroe ("How To")|
Randall Munroe - How To — in conversation with Alexandra Petri at Sidwell Friends
Randall Munroe, the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, brings readers a way to better understand the science and technology behind... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_09_12D1_EC_Johnston||62||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. (Partially reviewed)|