Mr. Bliss Goes To Washington
Harry Bliss will take part in a presentation as well as sign books at this years Library of Congress National Book Festival. Details here.
Mr. Bliss has been contributing covers and cartoons to The New Yorker since 1998.
Visit Mr. Bliss’s website here.
Cartoon Companion Rates Latest New Yorker Cartoons
If it’s Thursday it’s Cartoon Companion day. The CC‘s “Max” and “Simon” (they’ve chosen not to use their real names) take a look at the very latest cartoons in print. Read it here.
Celebrity Cartoon Captioning Continues
From Viewing NYC, August 30, 2018, “Watch Comedian Nick Kroll Caption New Yorker Cartoons On The Spot”
— the newyorker.com series carries on with this enjoyable episode. Good job, Mr. Kroll.
For the record: the drawings shown are (in order of appearance) by: Liam Walsh (chainsaws), Tom Cheney (large poultry), Corey Pandolph (subway cars at bar), Liam Walsh (alley stick ’em up), Will McPhail (ice fishing), Kaamran Hafeez (cowboys), Frank Cotham (invisible man on sofa), Tom Cheney (monster sofa), and David Borchart (beavers). Perhaps the captioning celebs could identify the artists in coming episodes?
Chatfield & Dooley’s Latest “Is There Something In This?” Podcast
Listen in as Mr. Chatfield, a New Yorker newbie (his first cartoon appeared in the July 10th, 2017 issue), and Mr. Dooley, according to the official description, “ruminate on New Yorker cartoon ideas over a couple of beers…” Link here.
Happy 75th, Mr. Crumb
It’s Robert Crumb’s 75th birthday. Mr. Crumb has been contributing on and off to the New Yorker since 1994. His “Elvis Tilley” cover (above) for the magazine published during the Tina Brown years broke the 68 year string of Rea Irvin Eustace Tilley cover anniversary appearances.