The Wednesday Spill: Donnelly’s “So You’re A Democrat And You Won…”; Herblock In The New Yorker? Say It Ain’t So, Joe (Dator); Swann’s January Illustration Auction With Works By John Held, Jr., Barbara Shermund, Charles Addams, Lee Lorenz, Frank Modell, Alajalov, and More; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; A Note About The Spill’s A-Z

From Liza Donnelly, this evergreen, published in The New Yorker November 17, 2008 — _________________________________________________________________ Herblock In The New Yorker? Say It Ain’t So, Joe (Dator) Last night, The Spill received an email from the fab New Yorker cartoonist, Joe Dator that spirited this cartoonist away for awhile from watching political coverage. Here’s Mr. Dator’s email, almost in its entirety.

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of July 6, 2020; A Spill Cartoonist List: Fun At First Sight

The Cover Artist: Kadir Nelson returns just two weeks after his stunning cover of June 22nd. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: A double issue with eighteen cartoons by eighteen cartoonists (with two duo efforts: Bliss & Martin, Guerra & Boothby). There’s also a Sketchpad drawing from J.A.K., and a newbie in the midst: Patrick McKelvie. Mr. McKelvie is the tenth new

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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 Wednesday Watch: Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Time Capsule: The New Yorker Issue Of March 21, 1931 Via A New Yorker State Of Mind

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Mort Gerberg  on Zoom(ing) this day.  In just two days Mr. Gerberg will celebrate the 55th anniversary of his first published New Yorker cartoon, shown below. Visit his website here. Mort Gerberg’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Mort Gerberg  Born, March 11, 1931, New York, NY. New Yorker work: April 10, 1965 – . Co-edited,

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