Liza Donnelly Talks About Her Upcoming Book, Very Funny Ladies, Working At The New Yorker, And So Much More

In this interview via Irish Stew, “Liza Donnelly: Visual Journalist, New Yorker Cartoonist,Speaker, Feminist”, the long-time New Yorker contributor talks about her career, the upcoming new edition of her classic book Funny Ladies, live-drawing, and so much more. Shown above right: a rough version of the Very Funny Ladies cover. The book will be out this November. Ms. Donnelly’s A-Z

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The Friday Spill: Fortune’s 1934 New Yorker Piece

  If you ever have an opportunity to get hold of the March 1934 Fortune, you’re in for a treat. The issue contains the cleverly titled piece, “The New Yorker” which goes on for quite awhile batting around the then nine year old magazine. There are great photos and cartoons galore (the cartoons are gathered in two sections labeled “Fortune’s

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Thurber Thursday: Village Nut Club; Daily Cartoonists & Their Cartoons; New Book On The Horizon: A Peter Steiner Thriller

A friend of the Spill who specializes in sending me (scans of) eye-popping books off his shelves, recently sent this in. It’s not the Dr. Seuss illustrated cover that stirred things up around here, or that the book, published in 1933, is by Frank Sullivan (sorry, Seuss, and sorry, Sullivan): No, the exciting thing about this particular copy is what

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