Scott Shaw informs us:On Thursday, November 4th, the multi-talented Jack Mendelsohn — creator of the classic Oddball comic strip, comic book and Paramount animated cartoon JACKY’S DIARY, among many other animated projects (including YELLOW SUBMARINE) — will be honored by The Writer’s Guild of America, West with their Lifetime Achievement Award for Animated Cartoon Writing.The event will take place on Thursday, November 4, 2004, at the Writer’s Guild of America, West headquarters at 7000 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90248, 323/951-4000. A reception begins at 7:00pm and the awards ceremony starts at 8:00pm. Reservations are NOT necessary.