New Yorker Blog Post of Interest; Rea Irvin Virgin Island Illustrations; 3 Days to go for Gahan Wilson Documentary Film Kickstarter Campaign; Shannon Wheeler and The Quarterly Vol. V
















From, August 7, 2013, “Performance Enhancement in Baseball” — an illustrated  post by Jason Novak and Mike Duncan. (Above: one of Mr. Novak’s drawings from the piece).




Irvin cropped

Another interesting post from Attempted Bloggery, August 9, 2013,

“Rea Irvin: Vacationtime in the Virgin Islands”

— a look at a couple of recently auctioned Rea Irvin illustrations from the February 1954 Woman’s Day.















With just 3 days left, there’s no time like the present to kick in some dough to help fund the Kickstarter campaign for Steven Charles Jaffee’s documentary film, Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird.









Here’s a very short interview with Shannon Wheeler regarding his work in The Quarterly Volume V.

Update: Gahan Wilson Documentary Film Kickstarter Drive; Fradon and Farris show work



With only 15 days to go, it’s time to check in on the Kickstarter fund drive for filmmaker Steven Charles Jaffe’s documentary,  Gahan Wilson: Born Dead Still Weird

Please visit the site (the pink link above) and if you can, help support this exceptionally worthy effort.









From The Newtown Bee, August 2, 2013, “A Not So Ordinary Art Show At Plain Jane’s” — this piece on an exhibit of work by four artists, including Dana Fradon and Joseph Farris.


Book of Interest: Eat Drink Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics; New Yorker’s Weiner cover






Coming from Rodale Press in September, Marion Nestle’s Eat Drink Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics. The book is loaded with cartoons. Contributing New Yorker artists include Rina Piccolo, Liza Donnelly, Mike Twohy, and New Yorker cover artist, Bob Staake.



Rina Piccolo’s website

Liza Donnelly’s website

Mike Twohy is currently the New Yorker’s Daily Cartoonist.  You can see his daily work here. 

Bob Staake’s website






On newsstands next week, the August 5th issue of The New Yorker features Anthony Weiner in a King Kong mode. Cover by John Cuneo.