The Weekend Spill: Attempted Bloggery On Groucho’s Hokinson Festival; Congrats To Amy Hwang; Zoom Updates: Links To Eckstein & Company At Milford Readers & Writers Fest, And David Sipress And Emily Flake At Spencertown Academy Arts Center Event; Gauld’s Modern Fairy Tale; The Tilley Watch Online, September 7-11, 2020

___________________________________________________________________________ Attempted Bloggery On Groucho’s Hokinson Festival Here’s a fun post from Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery on Groucho Marx’s copy of The Hokinson Festival spotted in a photo. The Festival, published seven years after Ms. Hokinson’s  death, is a great addition to any cartoon library. A bonus: it includes color plates of a few of her sixty-eight New Yorker covers.

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Friday’s Spill: The National Cartoonists Society Fest, Online & Free For All; Today’s Daily Cartoon & Cartoonist

The National Cartoonists Society Festival, Online & Free To All Usually an invitation-only formal event held in a convention center, this year’s NCS Festival will be online and open to all. Live streaming begins Saturday morning at 10am (est), September 12th.  Here’s the schedule. Browsing the event schedule and list of nominees I noticed these New Yorker folks mentioned: Jason

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The Wednesday Watch: Video Of Interest With Emma Allen And Jeremy Nguyen; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Video Of Interest With Emma Allen And Jeremy Nguyen The New Yorker cartoon editor, Emma Allen  speaks, virtually,  with cartoonist Jeremy Nguyen in this 8 minute video, “How To Draw A City” Mr. Nguyen began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Visit his website here. Ms. Allen was appointed the magazine’s cartoon editor in the  Spring of 2017. …and

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Monday Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue Of September 14, 2020: Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Liza Donnelly To Live-Draw In Norman Rockwell’s Studio; On Saturday: Cartoonists Virtually Interviewed

The Cover: It is always a treat to see a fellow cartoonist have a cover. This week is one of those weeks. Ed Steed returns with his fourth cover (he also did this week’s Spot drawings). Read art editor Francoise Mouly’s Q&A with him here. On first sight his cover recalled (minus all the flowers and whatevers) a cover by

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The Weekend Spill; The Tilley Watch Online, August 31 to September 4, 2020: A Little Grouping: Charles Saxon, Helen Hokinson, Garrett Price

______________________________________________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online An end of week listing of artists who’ve contributed to newyorker.com features. The Daily Cartoon: Yasin Osman (an online contributor), David Sipress, Victor Varnado, Amy Hwang, Tim Hamilton. Daily Shouts: Ali Fitzgerald. Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook ___________________________________________________________________ A Little Grouping I realized this morning that this little grouping of framed & unframed cartoons resting on our

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