Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoon; Attempted Bloggery: A Thurber Spot Drawing; Reminder: Mort Gerberg & Emma Allen Event Tonight

Today’s Daily cartoon — a heavy nod to radiator sounds, is by Lila Ash. See it here. Ms. Ash’s first New Yorker cartoon appeared in the issue of December 10, 2018. Link here to her website.


Attempted Bloggery: A Thurber Spot

Above: a section of the Spill’s Thurber collection

Today’s Attempted Bloggery post showing us a lovely Thurber spot drawing from the May 15, 1954 New Yorker. See it here.


Reminder: Mort Gerberg & Emma Allen Event Tonight!

Above: Mr. Gerberg’s latest book

The New Yorker‘s cartoon editor, Emma Allen will be in conversation with long-time contributor Mort Gerberg tonight at Book Culture. All the info here.

The Tilley Watch Online: June 18-22, 2018; Attempted Bloggery’s 7th Index

This week’s Daily Cartoons were as Trumpian as previous weeks.  The contributing New Yorker cartoonists: Ellis Rosen (twice, both Trumpish), Brendan Loper (twice, both Trump flavored), and Danny Shanahan (who blended the World Cup with an iconic Andrew Wyeth painting).

New Yorker cartoonists contributing to this week’s Daily Shouts: Amy Kurzweil, Sara Lautman (with Rebecca Caplan), Jeremy Nguyen (with Daniel Kibblesmith), and Drew Dernavich.


Attempted Bloggery’s 7th Anniversary Index

One of the Spill‘s go-to sites, Attempted Bloggery, celebrates its 7th Anniversary with this posting of the blogs 5th Index by Stephen Nadler (the fellow behind the AB‘s curtain).  A lot of fun awaits visitors.  The Index can be found here!




The Tilley Watch Online: May 21- 25, 2018; Edward Sorel’s Rise and Fall of Truman Capote

Mostly Trumpian Daily cartoons this week (as they’ve been for quite some time), with a bonus Daily courtesy of Barry Blitt on Friday. Others contributing through the week: Peter Kuper (twice), Lars Kenseth, David Sipress and Brendan Loper.  

Daily Shouts contributing New Yorker cartoonists were:  Sophia Warren & Jeremy Nguyen (a team effort, Liana Finck, Jason Adam Katzenstein (with Karen Chee), and Maggie Larson.


Edward Sorel in The New York Times Book Review

I should’ve mentioned this a while back, but better late than…well you know. Our grand master of caricature, Edward Sorel has been working on a series of back pages for The New York Times Book Review. His latest: “The Rise and Fall of Truman Capote” appears this week.

Mr. Sorel has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1990.

Link to his website here.