Tuesday Spill: Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illus. By Tom Toro; Reminder: Liza Donnelly Live-Draws In Norman Rockwell’s Studio Today At 5!; Ms. Parker’s Ashes; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; New Yorker Festival Update

Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illustrated By Tom Toro Today is publication day for A User’s Guide To Democracy, by Nick Capodice & Hannah McCarthy, with illustrations by New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro (he began contributing to the magazine a decade ago). Ordering info and more on the book and its authors here on the publisher’s site.

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Monday Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue Of September 14, 2020: Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Liza Donnelly To Live-Draw In Norman Rockwell’s Studio; On Saturday: Cartoonists Virtually Interviewed

The Cover: It is always a treat to see a fellow cartoonist have a cover. This week is one of those weeks. Ed Steed returns with his fourth cover (he also did this week’s Spot drawings). Read art editor Francoise Mouly’s Q&A with him here. On first sight his cover recalled (minus all the flowers and whatevers) a cover by

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The Weekend Spill; The Tilley Watch Online, August 31 to September 4, 2020: A Little Grouping: Charles Saxon, Helen Hokinson, Garrett Price

______________________________________________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online An end of week listing of artists who’ve contributed to newyorker.com features. The Daily Cartoon: Yasin Osman (an online contributor), David Sipress, Victor Varnado, Amy Hwang, Tim Hamilton. Daily Shouts: Ali Fitzgerald. Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook ___________________________________________________________________ A Little Grouping I realized this morning that this little grouping of framed & unframed cartoons resting on our

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The Friday Spill: Video Of Interest: Very Funny Ladies Panel With Roz Chast, Liza Donnelly, Emily Sanders Hopkins, Sara Lautman, & Victoria Roberts; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Video Of Interest: “Very Funny Ladies: Cartoonists Of The New Yorker,” the recent panel streamed live via The Norman Rockwell Museum has now been posted on YouTube. The participating New Yorker contributors: Roz Chast, Liza Donnelly (whose work is currently on exhibit at the museum), Emily Sanders Hopkins, Sara Lautman, and Victoria Roberts. ___________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Yasin

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Thurber Thursday: A (Very) Brief Thurber Blurb; Video Of Interest: Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell & Amy Kurzweil; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

A (Very) Brief Thurber Blurb A long road to go to see a very short blurb, but I took it.  While hunting around the web for Alan Dunn’s cover for Joel Sayre‘s Rackety Rax (1932), I spotted a reference to a James Thurber blurb for Sayre’s 1933 follow-up, Hizzoner The Mayor (also with a Dunn cover). Thinking I’d find a

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