The Tuesday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Blitt’s Kvetchbook

Today’s Daily Cartoonist No (more) room for panic from Jon Adams, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Visit his website here.   ____________________________________________________ Blitt’s Kvetchbook The latest graphic kvetch from Barry Blitt: “For The Lack OF A President…” Mr. Blitt began contributing to The New Yorker in 1994. Visit his website here.    

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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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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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Weekend Spill: Mischa Richter’s Paintings; The Tilley Watch Online; Gehr To Interview Sipress & Flake, Virtually

Mischa Richter’s Paintings From Provincetown Rhode Island’s Bakker Gallery, this news of an exhibit of Mischa Richter’s abstract paintings.  Mr. Richter’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Mischa Richter (photo above courtesy of Sarah Geraghty Herndon). Born, Kharkov, Russia, 1910. Died, March 23, 2001. New Yorker work: January 10, 1942 – January 20, 2003 ; Key books: This One’s On Me!

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Thurber Thursday: Thurber’s “My Friend McNulty”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Brendan Loper; Blitt Looks at Melania’s Teleprompter; Finck’s Pepper Is Back

Thurber Thursday: Thurber’s “My Friend McNulty” Every so often I re-read Thurber’s terrific nine page appreciation found in this best of McNulty collection published in 1957. My copy has seen much better days, but is no less enjoyable. McNulty worked at The New Yorker (according to Thurber’s piece) from “Christmas Day, 1937, to New Year’s Eve, 1955. Thurber’s friendship went

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