Janis Joplin’s Thurber
Reading through Dwight Garner’s New York Times review of the new Janis Joplin biography, “Janis,” by Holly George- Warren:
“She named a dog Thurber, after James Thurber, the New Yorker humor writer.”
— left: Thurber and Ms. Joplin
Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
From Barbara Smaller, a familiar face on a Jack-O-Lantern.
Ms. Smaller began contributing to The New Yorker in 1996.
…and yesterday’s two Daily Cartoons (there was a bonus):
Liza Donnelly At The College Of New Jersey
From The Signal, October 28, 2019, “Donnelly Shares Work With Students”
Ms. Donnelly’s first New Yorker cartoon appeared in 1982.
Fave Photo Of The Day
A photo borrowed from Steve Meyer’s Facebook page showing (l-r) Drew Friedman, Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, and Peter Bagge at last night’s “Weirdo Comes To Columbia.” The event was hosted by Columbia’s Karen Green, and moderated by Jon B. Cooke.
Mr. Friedman, Mr. Crumb, and Ms. Kominsky-Crumb have all contributed to The New Yorker.