The Weekend Spill: Early Richter; New Blitt; Attempted Bloggery On Thurber’s Riddle; Article Of Interest: “Artist Portfolio: Amy Kurzweil”; Article Of Interest: Forgotten Caricatures Of Covarrubias; Article Of Interest: Emily Flake On Kids & Rules; Video Of Interest: “Power Of Black Ink” Panel

Early Richter I’ve always thought that the late Mischa Richter’s cartoon roots were heavily influenced by Peter Arno’s work (something he vehemently denied when I interviewed him in 1999).* This early Mischa Richter drawing currently on Ebay is interesting in that it seems to show a Steig influence. The fellow staring at the wall thermometer is right out of William

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The Weekend Spill: Today’s Daily Shouts: Ward Sutton On Proposed Trump Monuments; Sean Connery, 1930-2020; Steig Shell Ads; Weekend Daily Shouts Cartoonists; An Addams Scrapbook With A Puzzling Cartoon; More Addams Family; The Tilley Watch Online, October 26-October 30, 2020

__________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Shouts: Ward Sutton On Proposed Trump Monuments. Mr. Sutton began contributing to The New Yorker in 2007. Visit his website here.   ___________________________________________________________ In honor of Sean Connery, who played James Bond like nobody’s business, this drawing of mine from the archives, published in The New Yorker, August 14, 1995 (Mr. Connery passed away either late Friday

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Friday Spill: A Couple Of Signed Steinbergs; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Daily Shouts Cartoonist

A Couple Of Signed Steinbergs One of the many fun things Attempted Bloggery posts are signed books by cartoonists, often with a sketch by the artist (or artists). Here are two posts in a row with Steinberg collections signed by the great man himself, with additional art. Steinberg’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Saul Steinberg Born, June 15, 1914, Ramnic-Sarat,

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The Weekend Spill: The Tilley Watch Online, October 5-9, 2020; Interview Of Interest: Amy Kurzweil

The Tilley Watch Online An end of week listing of New Yorker artists contributing to newyorker.com features The Daily Cartoon: Brooke Bourgeois, Ellis Rosen, Kim Warp, Zoe Si, J.A.K.. Daily Shouts: Colin Stokes And Ellis Rosen. …and Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook To see all of the above, and more, link here. _____________________________________________________________________ Interview Of Interest: Amy Kurzweil From Fiction Advocate, October

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The Tuesday Spill: An Obscure 1942 Program With Art By Addams, Arno, Thurber, Soglow…And More; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s

An Obscure Program With Art By Addams, Arno, Thurber, Soglow…And More Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at a rare Navy Relief Show Program from 1942, provided to him by Joel Jacobus. As you can see from the page below, the event included work by a number of The New Yorker‘s star artists, including Charles Addams, Constantin Alajalov,

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