Weekend Spill: A (Rejected) Easter Cover Returns; Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts; The Latest “ToonStack”: Collaborative Cartoons

It’s Easter Sunday, which means this rejected cover attempt of mine from many many years ago has been dusted off and posted. I’d be a liar if I didn’t admit to a bit of Addams influence in the piece.    Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts The fellows who brought you The Elements Of Stress have debuted a bi-weekly

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Friday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoon: The Ever Given In The Bedroom; Latest Blitt Kvetchbook; Daily Shouts

Today’s Daily is a timely duo effort from Ellis Rosen & Navied Mahdavian. Mr. Rosen began contributing to The New Yorker in 2016; Mr. Mahdavian in 2018. __________________________________________________ Latest Blitt Kvetchbook From Barry Blitt, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1994: “Making Press Conferences Interesting Again”   ___________________________________________________ Daily Shouts (March 25th, 2021) From David Ostow, who began

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Weekend Spill: Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of January 4-8, 2021; More Spills: Barney Tobey, William Steig

The Tilley Watch Online: An end of week listing of artists contributing to newyorker.com features, January 4 – 8, 2021 The Daily Cartoon: Tim Hamilton, Brendan Loper, David Ostow, Zoe Si, Sofia Warren, Sarah Kempa. Daily Shouts: J.A.K (with Evan Waite), Olivia de Recat (with Julia Edelman), Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook: “Donald Trump: Fire-Breather” & “Hello, Georgia?” Culture Desk: Emily Flake,

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Friday Spill: Peter Arno, Born 117 Years Ago Today; Early Release: New Yorker’s January 18, 2021 Cover; Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons

  Seven years ago I received an anonymous gift through the mail: an interesting copy of Peter Arno’s 1931 collection of drawings, Hullabaloo.  The book was obviously well-loved as it included a stack of clipped drawings (mostly cartoons) and glued-in clippings (cartoons by Arno, some by his New Yorker colleagues). One of the pasted-in clippings is a piece by Selma

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The Weekend Spill: Bob Eckstein’s Cartoon Newsletter, “The Bob”; The Tilley Watch Online, April 26 – May 1, 2020; Like Links?

______________________________________________________________ Bob Eckstein’s Newsletter, “The Bob” Here’s a fun (and free!) cartoon-centric newsletter. Mr. Eckstein, who has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007, generously provides more than a good handful of his cartoons, and then some. Subscribe here to The Bob. Among Mr. Eckstein’s many pursuits [see below] is editing a series of cartoon collections*, all published by

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