The Weekend Spill: Unboxing A Box Of Steinbergs & Steigs; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of March 2-6, 2020; James Stevenson Documentary At Martha’s Vineyard Film Fest; More Spills…

___________________________________________________________________________________ So often when I go on a hunt for something in the Spill‘s archives I come upon some other thing that takes me off onto another track. Today for instance, while poking around piles of boxes, I came across the box you see above.  Many years ago I filled the box with issues of The New Yorker bearing  Steinberg

Read more

Cover Revealed! Harry Bliss & Steve Martin’s “A Wealth Of Pigeons”; Searle’s 100th Celebrated; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (…And Yesterday’s)

And now there’s a cover for the Harry Bliss & Steve Martin collaborative cartoon collection. We’ll see it on sale November 17th (Celadon Books). The Spill first ran a piece about their New Yorker duo efforts back in March of 2019. _______________________________________________________________________ Searle’s 100th Celebrated Today marks the 100th birthday of the late great Ronald Searle, New Yorker cartoonist &

Read more

The Weekend Spill: A Whither Now? MAD Dartboard; The Online Tilley Watch: December 16 -20, 2019; From The Archives: 1984 “The New Yorker” Cartoonists Traveling Exhibit Poster

A Whither Now? MAD Dartboard MAD was in the news not long ago when it announced it was no longer going to turn out a brand new content-filled magazine, but rely instead on reprinting older material.  Now the folks at MAD have (sort of) given its readers a game of choice. The below graphic piece appears in the February 2020

Read more

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; 2019’s Fave New Yorker Instagram Cartoons

Ali Solomon on being home for Christmas. Ms. Solomon began contributing to The New Yorker in 2018. See some of her New Yorker work here and some here.   ______________________________________________ 2019’s Fave New Yorker Instagram Cartoons From newyorker.com, December 18, 2019, “Instagram’s Favorite New Yorker Cartoons Of 2019” — Colin Stokes, the magazine’s assistant cartoon editor, runs down the top

Read more