Weekend Spill: Happy 85th Birthday, Edward Koren!; The Tilley Watch Online, December 7-11, 2020; More Stevenson; A Cartoon Captioning Contest Of Note

Happy 85th Edward Koren! Birthday wishes to one of the greatest New Yorker artists, Edward Koren, born on this day in 1935. Mr. Koren, now in his 58th year of contributing to the magazine, is The New Yorker‘s longest running regular cartoonist contributor. Here’s Mr. Koren’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Edward Koren ( photo above, Fall 2016, courtesy of

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The Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue Of April 1, 2019; MoCCA Fest Event Of Note: Mort Gerberg And Friends (Danny Shanahan, Marisa Acocella, Bob Eckstein, And Michael Maslin); Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Christopher Weyant; Today’s Bonus Daily Cartoonist: Barry Blitt

The Cover: it’s a treat to have Bruce McCall’s work back on the cover. You can read about it here (and see an early version of the cover). The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: And speaking of treats, here are some of this issue’s cartoons that especially caught my eye: Chris Weyant’s plumbing drawing (p.52). It reminded me, in the best possible

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Talk of Interest: Joe Dator; New Yorker State of Mind Looks at Ralph Barton; An Intersection of Steinberg, Walt Disney and Ungerer?; Stanley Kubrick and Peter Arno; Cartoon Companion Rates This Week’s New Yorker Cartoons

Talk of Interest: Joe Dator From The Pioneer, April 3, 2018, “New Yorker Cartoonist Shares Insight”—  a piece about a recent talk at Long Island University by one of the New Yorker‘s best contemporary cartoonists (above, right, a segment of his classic piece, How We Do It  from the New Yorker,  September 24 2012 ____________________________________________________________________ A New Yorker State of

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