96 Years Ago Today Issue #1 Of The New Yorker Appeared On Newstands; Thurber Writes Petty; Latest From A New Yorker State Of Mind

96 Years Ago Today:  Issue # 1 OF The New Yorker Appeared On Newstands Last night, while re-reading Scott Elledge’s terrif E.B. White bio I came across this passage: “The first issue of The New Yorker appeared on the newstands on Thursday, February 19, 1925. [E.B.White] remembers vividly the momentous afternoon when he ‘swung into Grand Central Terminal’… and ‘laid

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Thurber Thursday: A New Yorker State Of Mind on Thurber’s Dogs; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Head on over to a fave Spill blog,  A New Yorker State Of Mind,  for “Thurber’s Dogs” (it includes a shout-out to the Spill, for which I am very grateful). And as long as we’re on the subject of Thurber’s dogs, don’t forget this wonderful compilation, published in 1955, Saturated, as you’d expect, with pup material, written and drawn.  In

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Friday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoonist: J.A.K.; A New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The NYer Issue Of Sept. 12, 1931; Some W Miller On Attempted Bloggery

Today’s Daily Cartoonist J.A.K. on masking.  Mr. Katzenstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014. His latest book is Everything Is An Emergency: An OCD Story In Words & Pictures ________________________________________________________________________ A New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The Issue Of September 12, 1931 As usual, a fun read about a long ago issue of our favorite magazine.

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Wednesday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The New Yorker Issue Of Aug 15, 1931

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Sofia Warren on despair. Ms. Warren began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Visit her website here. Sidebar: the word “despair” reminds me of my all-time favorite R. Crumb* drawing, this cover published in 1969: *Mr. Crumb began contributing to The New Yorker in 1994. ____________________________________________________________ A Close Look At The New Yorker Issue

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The Weekend Spill: From Attempted Bloggery, A Killed Irvin Cover In Copper; A New Yorker State Of Mind Dives Into Two Summer Issues From 1931; A Few Thoughts On The Recent Swann Galleries Auction Of New Yorker Art; From The Spill Archive… A Jack Ziegler Greeting Card From 1983; The Tilley Watch Online: July 13-17, 2020

_____________________________________________________________________________ From Attempted Bloggery, July 19, 2020, “…Rea Irvin’s Killed New Yorker Cover Art Printing Plate” — an interesting item  rescued from a long-ago  flooded New Yorker basement  courtesy of a Spill fave blogger. Left: Rea Irvin, The New Yorker’s jack-of-all-graphics   ___________________________________________________________________________ A New Yorker State OF Mind Dives Deep into the July 4th & July 11th 1931 Issues

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