New Yorker Cartoonists: Photographs by Anne Hall Elser

Take a look at these great photographs of New Yorker cartoonists taken by Anne Hall Elser,  a long time editorial staff member of the magazine.  The gallery of photos includes Charles Addams, Edward Koren, Arnie Levin, William Steig, P.C. Vey, Roz Chast, James Stevenson, Charles Barsotti, Gahan Wilson, Victoria Roberts, George Price, George Booth, and Ed Arno

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Ross & Tilley

I’m not sure if Harold Ross ever made the cover of any magazine other than this August 1948  issue of The American Mercury (the twelve page in-house New Yorker parody, dated November 6, 1926, with Ross in silhouette as Eustace Tilley, is an exception).  The Mercury’s nine page cover story by Allen Churchill is a quick and fun read.  Dale

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Book Store on a Dirt Road

Sundays usually make me think of books – don’t know why, can’t explain it, but that’s the way it’s been for a long long time. It’s the day I traditionally set out for my favorite bookstore in upstate New York. Twenty some years ago a friend suggested the store to my wife and I, saying it was a bit of

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