Friday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoonist: J.A.K.; A New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The NYer Issue Of Sept. 12, 1931; Some W Miller On Attempted Bloggery

Today’s Daily Cartoonist

J.A.K. on masking.  Mr. Katzenstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014. His latest book is Everything Is An Emergency: An OCD Story In Words & Pictures


A New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The Issue Of September 12, 1931

As usual, a fun read about a long ago issue of our favorite magazine.

Cover by one of the magazine’s early cartoon greats, Helen Hokinson. Cartoons by, among others, William Steig, Richard Decker, Barbara Shermund, and Peter Arno.


Some W Miller On Attempted Bloggery

Another fave Spill site, Attempted Bloggery takes a look at a few items of interest by Warren Miller.

Here’s Mr. Miller’s A-Z entry:

Warren Miller (photo by Liza Donnelly, NYC, Sept. 1997) Born 1936, Chicago, Ill. The following biographical information comes from The Phoenix Gallery site which hosted a group exhibit of NYer cartoonists work (Lorenz, Harris, Modell, and Miller) in 2007: “Warren Miller studied commercial and fine art at the American Academy of Art, Chicago. He started selling cartoons to Playboy and The New Yorker in 1961 and moved to New York City later that year. Miller’s work has also appeared in Esquire, Punch, Rolling Stone, Audubon, Harvard Business Review, Barrons, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, and the London Sunday Times. Mr. Miller is a painter and a sculptor as well. He has exhibited his work in a number of shows in the New York area and in the Midwest.” Key collections: All Thumbs (Bobbs-Merrill,1967); Prince and Mrs. Charming (Bobbs-Merril, 1970). New Yorker work: 1959 –.

Link here to see the Attempted Bloggery piece.


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