The Tilley Watch, Monday, November 19, 2018

The Cover: It’s not just the Technology issue this week, but also the Thanksgiving issue; Roz Chast’s cover blends the two.   It got me thinking about New Yorker Thanksgiving covers of the past, and looking through them I found this one, by Alajalov from 1949. As with Ms. Chast’s cover, it blends the Thanksgiving table scenario with (then) relatively

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Attempted Bloggery’s Shermund Fest

Attempted Bloggery has been posting a number of Esquire cartoons by the late Barbara Shermund. This coincides with a Shermund solo exhibit at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum  in Columbus Ohio.  See the Esquire posts here,  here, here, here, and here. An article on the Billy Ireland exhibit has been posted on the Columbus Dispatch site. As with yesterday’s

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The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of November 12-16, 2018; Of Interest: Mort Gerberg Anthology and Exhibit In 2019; More Spills: Vinciguerra On “The New Yorker Encyclopedia Of Cartoons”… Edward Koren’s “In The Wild”

The Daily Cartoon contributing New Yorker cartoonists for the past week: David Sipress, Peter Kuper, Jason Chatfield (with Scott Dooley), and Jason Adam Katzenstein. Not so much a Trumpian week this week. The New Yorker cartoonist contributing to Daily Shouts: Emily Flake (with Abby Sher).  To see all the work, link here. ________________________________________________ Out mid-January 2019 from Fantagraphics, Mort Gerberg

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Video Of Interest: David Sipress at Yale; Cartoon Companion Rates The Latest New Yorker Cartoons; Donnelly In Galway Cartoon Festival; Chatfield In Australian Exhibit

David Sipress, who has been contributing his work to The New Yorker since July of 1998, recently spoke at Yale University Art Gallery.  You can see the entire talk here — it’s generously peppered with cartoons. Mr. Sipress has asked the Spill to include this proviso: “New Yorker cartoon aficionados will no doubt spot a number of inaccuracies in the

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Book Of Interest: I Think, Therefore I Draw

Published a couple of weeks ago, I Think, Therefore I Draw: Understanding Philosophy Through Cartoons (Penguin) includes enough New Yorker cartoons (among a number of non-New Yorker cartoons) to mention here. The New Yorker cartoonists represented (in order of their appearance): Paul Noth, John McNamee, Tom Cheney, Danny Shanahan, P.C. Vey, David Sipress, George Booth, Avi Steinberg, Amy Hwang, Leo

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