The Tilley Watch: 50 Years Ago This Week In The New Yorker; Reminder! A Zoom Event Tomorrow Night…Cartoon Marriage: A Conversation With Two New Yorker Cartoonists; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Note to Readers: Ink Spill was down nearly all of yesterday due to who knows what (that’s as technical as I get).  Sorry about that. The Monday Tilley Watch is off this week as we’re in the second week of a double issue (August 3 & 10, 2020).  Just for fun I thought I’d take a quick look at the

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Steve Stoliar On Meeting Charles Addams; Gil Roth Interviews Emily Flake; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (And Yesterday’s)

Steve Stoliar On Meeting Charles Addams Mr. Stoliar, the author of Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho’s House (BearManor Media, 2015), posted the following birthday tribute to Charles Addams on Facebook. My thanks to Mr. Stoliar for allowing it to appear here. Note: Dick Cavett’s New Yorker Cartoonists episodes were broadcast in March of 1978 (one taping, broken up into

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John Lennon: “I was about 15 when I started Thurberizing the drawings.”

Back in December of 2013 Ink Spill ran a piece, “John Lennon & James Thurber: A Sunnier Connection.”  To celebrate John Lennon’s birthday, I’m re-posting that piece, albeit in slightly edited form.   Anyone familiar with John Lennon’s and James Thurber’s drawings can’t help but see some cross-pollination from Thurber to Lennon.  Lennon’s drawings, published in 1964’s In His Own

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