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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Weekend Spill: An R.O. Blechman Book Of Drawings & Writing; Thurber Scarves!; Tilley Watch Online: The Week Of January 18-22, 2021; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

  Coming in June of this year from the terrif R.O. Blechman, One The One Hand/On The Other Hand: The Art & Graphic Stories Of R.O. Blechman/The Writing Of R.O. Blechman Published & Unpublished (Fantagraphics). Read far more here. Here’s Mr. Blechman’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: R.O. Blechman (photo: Hillsdale, NY, 2017. photo by Elwood Smith ). Born, New

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Update: Looking For Eustace…

From The All Good Things Come To Those Who Wait Dept. Back in June of 2017, I posted this piece: Looking For Eustace Here’s something I’ve done maybe just once before: ask Ink Spill visitors if anyone out there has something I’ve looked for for years but have yet to find. This time it’s the miniature (about 3 1/2 inches

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Friday’s Spill: Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons; Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; Thurber Thursday Follow Up

Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Emily Bernstein, who began contributing to The New Yorker in  July of 2019, on a possible consequence of vacuuming after 10pm. Visit her website here. Today’s Bonus Daily Cartoon Jason Chatfield (with Scott Dooley) on Skipping the Impeachment Recap. Mr. Chatfield began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Visit his

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Weekend Spill: Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of January 4-8, 2021; More Spills: Barney Tobey, William Steig

The Tilley Watch Online: An end of week listing of artists contributing to newyorker.com features, January 4 – 8, 2021 The Daily Cartoon: Tim Hamilton, Brendan Loper, David Ostow, Zoe Si, Sofia Warren, Sarah Kempa. Daily Shouts: J.A.K (with Evan Waite), Olivia de Recat (with Julia Edelman), Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook: “Donald Trump: Fire-Breather” & “Hello, Georgia?” Culture Desk: Emily Flake,

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