James Stevenson Film One Of Ones To Watch At Doc NYC Fest
From Bedford + Bowery, November 6, 2019, “What To Watch At This Year’s Doc NYC Festival”
James Stevenson’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
James Stevenson Born, NYC, 1929. Died, February 17, 2017, Cos Cob, Connecticut. New Yorker work: March 10, 1956 -. Stevenson interned as an office boy at The New Yorker in the mid 1940s when he began supplying ideas for other New Yorker artists. Nine years later he was hired a full-time ideaman, given an office at the magazine and instructed not to tell anyone what he did. He eventually began publishing his own cartoons and covers as well as a ground-breaking Talk of the Town pieces (ground breaking in that the pieces were illustrated). His contributions to the magazine number over 2000. Key collections: Sorry Lady — This Beach is Private! (MacMillan, 1963), Let’s Boogie ( Dodd, Mead, 1978). Stevenson has long been a children’s book author, with roughly one hundred titles to his credit. He was a frequent contributor to the Op-Ed page of The New York Times, under the heading Lost and Found New York. Stevenson’s 2013 book, The Life, Loves and Laughs of Frank Modell, is essential.
Mr. Kuper began contributing to The New Yorker in 2011. Visit his website here.
A Liana Finck Exhibit
The above posted this afternoon on Facebook. Ms. Finck began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013. Visit her website here.
Andy Friedman (aka Larry Hat) On Panel With Billy Joel
From Newsday, November 7, 2019, “Billy Joel to be panelist on LI arts- education forum”
Andy Friedman is part of a panel including Mr. Joel. Mr. Friedman, who at times has been published as “Larry Hat,” began contributing to The New Yorker in 2001. Visit his website here.
Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
Review Of Interest: “Screwball! The Cartoonists Who Made The Funnies Funny”
Posted today: Eddie Campbell’s Comics Journal review of Paul Tumey’s fun book. Read here.