Interview Of Interest: Peter Kuper
Here’s a recent interview from The Drunken Odyssey — A Podcast About The Writing Life, with Peter Kuper, who began contributing to The New Yorker in June of 2011. Mr. Kuper’s latest book, Kafkaesque: Fourteen Stories was noted in The New York Times’ New & Noteworthy column of September 18th.
Link here to Mr. Kuper’s website for much more info
More Steinberg on Attempted Bloggery
Stephen Nadler continues noting Steinberg pieces up for auction. The latest is Steinberg’s Three New Yorkers. Read more here.
The Daily Cartoons were 4/5s in the realm of Trump this week. The contributing cartoonists: Kim Warp, Jason Chatfield (with Scott Dooley), Mike Twohy, Karl Stevens (not yet a print contributor), and Brendan Loper (who probably appears most regularly on the Daily).
The Daily Shouts contributing New Yorker cartoonists this week: Emily Flake, Liana Flake, and Olivia de Recat.
You can see all the work (and more) here.
Two favorite Spill blogs to visit!
…A New Yorker State Of Mind: Reading Every Issue Of The New Yorker takes a fascinating deep dive into the issue of September 14, 1929, with a cover by the great Rea Irvin. (also in the post: an appreciated shout-out to the Arno biography). Read here.
…And Attempted Bloggery tells us about a beautiful Steinberg piece (dated 1965) up for auction. I’ve yet to see anyone top Steinberg’s Chrysler Building drawings. Incredible. Take a look here.
Latest New Yorker Cartoons Rated
Cartoon Companion is back with a look at all 18 cartoons in the latest New Yorker (the issue of September 24th). Seth Fleishman’s itchy grim reaper was awarded “top toon” … Read it all here.
…Here’s a piece about Good Rosie!, Harry Bliss’s latest children’s book (Kate Dimillo wrote it, Mr. Bliss illustrated it).
…Last night’s book event at Greenlight Bookstore for Liana Finck was packed. Ms. Finck, whose book Passing For Human, is just out, appeared with Brooklyn’s own Roz Chast. Among the New Yorker colleagues in the audience: Hilary Campbell, Ed Steed, Bob Eckstein, Emma Allen (the magazine’s cartoon editor), Avi Steinberg, Karen Snider, and Felipe Galindo.
Here’s a photo from the event courtesy of Mr. Eckstein (Ms. Chast is on the left, Ms. Finck on the right):
From Coors Light, this four minute video spotlighting Kendra Allenby. Ms. Allenby began contributing to The New Yorker in August of 2016.
This past July at The Society of Illustrators, it was standing room only (and then some) for the first Funny Ladies panel discussion. Don’t be left out on the sidewalk this time around. On October 11th The Society will present a second panel discussion: “Funny Ladies: The Changing Landscape of Cartooning” — All the info here.
The Panel, left to right: Amy Hwang, Sara Lautman, Amy Kurzweil, and Emily Flake.
Liza Donnelly (below), who curated the Funny Ladies exhibit, will moderate.
Amy Hwang began contributing to The New Yorker in 2010.
Sara Lautman began contributing to The New Yorker in 2016.
Amy Kurzweil began contributing to The New Yorker in 2016.
Emily Flake began contributing to The New Yorker in 2008.
Liza Donnelly began contributing to The New Yorker in 1982.
— cartoon by Liza Donnelly.