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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Weekend Spill: The Tilley Watch Online, August 17-21, 2020

The Tilley Watch Online An end of the week list of New Yorker artists who’ve contributed to newyorker.com features. * denotes a cartoonist whose work is exclusive to newyorker.com  (i.e., not in the print magazine). The Daily Cartoon: Yasin Osman (twice)*, Peter Kuper, Brooke Bourgeois, Brendan Loper. Daily Shouts: Millie von Paten*, J.A.K. (with Adam Rotstein). …and Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook:

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The Wednesday Spill: A Must-Have For Every Cartoon Library; Today’s newyorker.com Cartoonists

This morning I was thinking about Arnie Levin’s humble 5 1/4″ x 6″ hundred-and-twenty page paperback one-and-only cartoon collection, published in 1980 by Plume: I’ll Skip The Appetizer — I Ate The Flowers.  If you don’t have a copy, well, try to find one (I see there aren’t any available on either AbeBooks, Amazon, or Ebay — heavens!). Selfishly I 

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