The Weekend Spill: When New Yorker Cartoonists Provide Recording Industry Covers; The Tilley Watch Online, May 4th-8th, 2020; Wired Discontinues Buying Cartoons

When New Yorker Cartoonists Provide Recording Industry Covers When I spotted a story online about Liana Finck providing the cover art for a new single by Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber (above left) it made me think of a few other New Yorker cartoonist covers over time. Most recently there was Ed Steed’s Grammy winning cover for Father John Misty’s

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Article & Audio & Video Of Interest: Barbara Shermund; A New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The Issue Of April 18, 1931; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Yesterday’s

Article & Audio & Video Of Interest: Barbara Shermund From WOUB, Public Radio, May 8, 2020, “When Your Lost Relative Turns Out To Be A Monumental Artist” —  this piece, with accompanying audio and video features  about Amanda Gormley delving into the life and work of her aunt, the late very great Barbara Shermund. Above left: A Shermund self-portrait. Right:

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The Weekend Spill: Bob Eckstein’s Cartoon Newsletter, “The Bob”; The Tilley Watch Online, April 26 – May 1, 2020; Like Links?

______________________________________________________________ Bob Eckstein’s Newsletter, “The Bob” Here’s a fun (and free!) cartoon-centric newsletter. Mr. Eckstein, who has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007, generously provides more than a good handful of his cartoons, and then some. Subscribe here to The Bob. Among Mr. Eckstein’s many pursuits [see below] is editing a series of cartoon collections*, all published by

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The Weekend Spill: Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist: Eugenia Viti; Tilley Watch Online, Week Of April 20-24, 2020; Video Interview Of Interest: Lars Kenseth

____________________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist From Eugenia Viti, who began contributing to The New Yorker in June of 2019: “What To Think About In The Morning Before You Remember The Sad State Of The World”   ________________________________________________________________________ A listing of New Yorker artists who’ve contributed to newyorker.com features through the week The Daily Cartoon:  J.A.K., Emily Flake, Avi Steinberg, Cerise

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The Wednesday Watch: Peter Kuper’s NYTs Silent Spring Piece; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Liza Donnelly’s World Wildlife Fund Earth Day Drawings; The Weekly Humorist’s Cartoon Desk

Peter Kuper’s New York Times Silent Spring Piece From The New York Times Book Review, this graphic review of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring by Peter Kuper, who’s on a roll this week — he also has a full page color Comic Strip in The New Yorker. (read a little about it here at The Daily Cartoonist; a link is supplied

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