The Cartoon Companion guys, Max & Simon, are back with their customary dissections of the latest New Yorker cartoons. Read it all here.
George Booth New Yorker Original Cover Art
Above is the published Booth cover from February 4, 1974. To see the original art visit Attempted Bloggery.
Don’t forget! An exhibit of Mr. Booth’s work just opened yesterday at the Society of Illustrators (the opening reception is tomorrow night). _________________________________________________________________
Blog of Interest: A New Yorker State of Mind
It’s always a treat to get away from 2017 for awhile and visit A New Yorker State of Mind. This latest post explores the September 1, 1928 issue, featuring a cover by the one of the magazine’s first stars, Helen Hokinson. See the piece here.
Carolita Johnson’s “This Is The Hand”
From newyorker.com‘s Culture Desk October 26, 201 , Carolita Johnson’s “This Is The Hand: A Response To Recent News”
Cartoons From The Saturday Evening Post
News to me until this morning: The Saturday Evening Post has a cartoon archive of sorts; unfortunately it’s not a database of all its cartoons — it’s selective and thematic — with just a handful of cartoons per theme. You’ll see some New Yorker cartoonists (I ran across a number by Chon Day and at least one by Tom Cheney). Link here.
Note: this new feature on the Spill allows for the opportunity to list items previously lost in the sauce.
…Barry Blitt’s next stop on his book tour promoting the just released Blitt takes him tonight to Harvard Bookstore. On Sunday he’ll be at Politics & Prose in D.C. Details here.
…a New York magazine piece posted today: “What Roz Chast Can’t Live Without”