The Weekend Spill: From Attempted Bloggery, A Killed Irvin Cover In Copper; A New Yorker State Of Mind Dives Into Two Summer Issues From 1931; A Few Thoughts On The Recent Swann Galleries Auction Of New Yorker Art; From The Spill Archive… A Jack Ziegler Greeting Card From 1983; The Tilley Watch Online: July 13-17, 2020

_____________________________________________________________________________ From Attempted Bloggery, July 19, 2020, “…Rea Irvin’s Killed New Yorker Cover Art Printing Plate” — an interesting item  rescued from a long-ago  flooded New Yorker basement  courtesy of a Spill fave blogger. Left: Rea Irvin, The New Yorker’s jack-of-all-graphics   ___________________________________________________________________________ A New Yorker State OF Mind Dives Deep into the July 4th & July 11th 1931 Issues

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James Stevenson Documentary Film Streaming July 17- July 23!; Today’s Daily Cartoonist…And Yesterday’s; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonists; Blitt’s Kvetchbook

Beginning today and continuing through July 23 you’ll be able to stream (for ten bucks. Cheap!) the terrif documentary film, Stevenson: Lost & Found, directed by Sally Williams. All the info here. Last year there was a special screening in Brooklyn for New Yorker cartoonists — a splendid time was had by all (and it was an opportunity for a

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Thurber Thursday: The Penguin UK Thurber Carnival

If you have an interest in James Thurber’s work you’re probably familiar with the Thurber Carnival cover shown to the left. Most used book stores with a “Humor” section have a copy, or have had a copy, or will have a copy at some point or another, Less familiar on this side of The Atlantic is the paperback UK version

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