Interview of Interest: Chon Day

Courtesy of Mike Lynch’s blog, we are able to read what is surely an obscure interview with Chon Day that appeared in a publication from the early 1960s, Pro Cartoonist & Gagwriter.  Here’s Mr. Day’s entry on the Spill’s A-Z: Chon Day (self portrait above from Collier’s Collects Its Wits) Born April 6, 1907, Chatham , NJ. Died January 1,

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Latest New Yorker Cartoons Dissected; George Booth New Yorker Original Cover Art; Blog of Note… A New Yorker State of Mind: Carolita Johnson’s “This Is The Hand”; Cartoons From The Saturday Evening Post; PR: Blitt, Chast

The Cartoon Companion guys, Max & Simon, are back with their customary dissections of the latest New Yorker cartoons.  Read it all here. ______________________________________________________________ George Booth New Yorker Original Cover Art Above is the published Booth cover from February 4, 1974.  To see the original art visit Attempted Bloggery.  Don’t forget! An exhibit of Mr. Booth’s work just opened yesterday

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The Monday Tilley Watch

              The Monday Tilley Watch is a meandering take on the cartoons in the current issue of The New Yorker.   Are these the dog days of summer? According to Wikipedia, Sweden’s dog days are  bracketed by the dates July 22nd through August 23rd.  That seems reasonable for the United States as well.  My

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