Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Bob Eckstein’s Writer’s Digest Conference Graphic Account; Today’s Daily Shouts…And Yesterday’s

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon: Teresa Burns Parkhurst on empty-nesting. Ms. Parkhurst has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2017. See more of her work here.   _______________________________________________ A Graphic Account Of Interest By Bob Eckstein Mr. Eckstein (aka the World’s Leading Snowman Expert) has graphically captured the recent  Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in NYC. See it all here

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The Weekend Spill: A Booth Exhibit; New Blitt’s Kvetchbook Entry; Events Of Interest With Liana Finck; The Tilley Watch Online For August 19-23, 2019

A Booth Exhibit There’s a brand new George Booth exhibit up and running at Gallery North out on Long Island. All the info here. George Booth’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: George Booth (photo taken in NYC 2016, courtesy of Liza Donnelly) Born June 28, 1926, Cainesville, MO. New Yorker work: June 14, 1969 – . Key collections: Think Good

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Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Strand Event Of Interest; A Daily Shouts With Emily Flake; Ryan Flanders’ TCJ Friday Links; Anthologies For The Waning Dog Days Of Summer

  Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Peter Kuper gives us three reasons Trump wants to buy Greenland. Mr. Kuper has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2011. Visit his website here. _____________________________________________ Strand Event Of Interest On September 16th the Strand will host a panel discussion centered on Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival.  All

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The Wednesday Watch: Visiting Addams Hometown; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Shannon Wheeler’s Next Book; A Liana Finck Daily Shouts

Visiting Addams Hometown From slashfilm.com, August 14, 2019, “We Visited the Creepy and Kooky Birthplace of the Addams Family” _______________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon A Statue Of Liberty poem by Peter Kuper, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2011. Visit his website here.   _______________________________________________ Shannon Wheeler’s Next Book Too Much Coffee Man: The Before Years, out

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The Monday Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of August 19, 2019; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Sara Lautman’s Daily Shouts

The Cover: Kara Walker’s early release Toni Morrison cover was mentioned here previously. The Cartoonists & Cartoons: Good to see Tom Bachtell‘s fab “Spots” work this week…As you can see, there’s another duo effort from Pia Guerra and her husband, Ian Boothby…No Newbie (or Newbies) this week…Cartoon placement (sizing) in this issue: a few look just right (Bruce Kaplan‘s fun

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