Tuesday Spill: Podcast Of Interest… “Combining Digital Visual Journalism And Activism With Cartoonist Liza Donnelly”; Where Are Dorothy Parker’s Thurber Drawings?”

Podcast Of Interest: Liza Donnelly   From Drawing Inspiration, April 5, 2021, this hour plus podcast featuring Ms. Donnelly. Here’s Donnelly’s Spill A-Z entry: Liza Donnelly Born, Washington, D.C. New Yorker work: June 21, 1982 – Key book: Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists and Their Cartoons (Prometheus, 2005). Edited: Sex & Sensibility: Ten Women Examine the Lunacy

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Thurber Thursday: Personal History…An Unlikely Intersection; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Back in 1980, I was booted out of my apartment on West 11th Street in Greenwich Village (see my 11th Street downstair’s neighbor, Donald Barthelme’s December 4, 1978 Talk Of The Town piece about the building’s landlord — I’m one-half of trembling “…young cohabiting couple…” he mentions). Needing a break from Manhattan I took up an offer from an illustrator

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Thurber Thursday: “Thurber At 125” & “Dorothy Parker On…Thurber”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Daily Shouts Roundup; Keith Knight’s “Woke” NYTs Review

Here’s a short film and article I missed: from the Ohio State University Alumni Magazine, Summer 2019, “James Thurber At 125” …and one more post missed: from Literary Hub, August 2019, “Dorothy Parker On Her Old Pal James Thurber” (a reprint of Ms. Parker’s wonderful introduction to Thurber’s  1932 collection The Seal In The Bedroom with some fun pieces from

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Tuesday Spill: Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illus. By Tom Toro; Reminder: Liza Donnelly Live-Draws In Norman Rockwell’s Studio Today At 5!; Ms. Parker’s Ashes; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; New Yorker Festival Update

Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illustrated By Tom Toro Today is publication day for A User’s Guide To Democracy, by Nick Capodice & Hannah McCarthy, with illustrations by New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro (he began contributing to the magazine a decade ago). Ordering info and more on the book and its authors here on the publisher’s site.

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