The Weekend Spill: Attempted Bloggery On Groucho’s Hokinson Festival; Congrats To Amy Hwang; Zoom Updates: Links To Eckstein & Company At Milford Readers & Writers Fest, And David Sipress And Emily Flake At Spencertown Academy Arts Center Event; Gauld’s Modern Fairy Tale; The Tilley Watch Online, September 7-11, 2020

___________________________________________________________________________ Attempted Bloggery On Groucho’s Hokinson Festival Here’s a fun post from Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery on Groucho Marx’s copy of The Hokinson Festival spotted in a photo. The Festival, published seven years after Ms. Hokinson’s  death, is a great addition to any cartoon library. A bonus: it includes color plates of a few of her sixty-eight New Yorker covers.

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Monday Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue Of September 14, 2020: Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Liza Donnelly To Live-Draw In Norman Rockwell’s Studio; On Saturday: Cartoonists Virtually Interviewed

The Cover: It is always a treat to see a fellow cartoonist have a cover. This week is one of those weeks. Ed Steed returns with his fourth cover (he also did this week’s Spot drawings). Read art editor Francoise Mouly’s Q&A with him here. On first sight his cover recalled (minus all the flowers and whatevers) a cover by

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The Monday Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue Of August 31, 2020; Must-See Zoom Panel with Roxie Munro, Marc Rosenthal, Liza Donnelly, Elwood Smith; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

The Cover: Gayle Kabaker’s lone surfer seems to hit the right mood as we close in on Labor Day (the unofficial end of Summer?).  Read a brief Q&A with her here. The Cartoonists: There are two duos, one of them new to the magazine: Julia Leigh & Phillip Day. Sophie Lucido Johnson & Sammi Skolmoski, the other duo made their

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker (Double) Issue Of August 3 & 10, 2020; Zoomin’ Cartoonists: Edward Koren, Teresa Burns Parkhurst, Bob Eckstein, & Michael Shaw

Despite some internet challenges here at the Spill‘s temporary headquarters, I’m going to attempt a Monday Tilley Watch… The Cover:  The debut cover by artist, Grace Lynne Haynes. Read Francoise Mouly’s Q&A with her here. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: One of my favorite issues of the year, every year, is the early August New Yorker (in this instance, we have

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