The Weekend Spill: Early Richter; New Blitt; Attempted Bloggery On Thurber’s Riddle; Article Of Interest: “Artist Portfolio: Amy Kurzweil”; Article Of Interest: Forgotten Caricatures Of Covarrubias; Article Of Interest: Emily Flake On Kids & Rules; Video Of Interest: “Power Of Black Ink” Panel

Early Richter I’ve always thought that the late Mischa Richter’s cartoon roots were heavily influenced by Peter Arno’s work (something he vehemently denied when I interviewed him in 1999).* This early Mischa Richter drawing currently on Ebay is interesting in that it seems to show a Steig influence. The fellow staring at the wall thermometer is right out of William

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Tuesday Spill: Video Of Interest… Emma Allen & J.A.K.; A Daily Roundup: Finck, And Kuper; Article Of Interest: Ward Sutton; Pub Day For Acocella’s Big She-Bang!

Video Of Interest: The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor, Emma Allen & J.A.K. Next up in a series of New Yorker cartoon editor Emma Allen’s video visits with cartoonists: “How To Draw Intrusive Thoughts” with J.A.K.. See it here.  ________________________________________________________________________ A Daily Roundup Yesterday’s Daily Shouts: Liana Finck returns with her Dear Pepper column. Ms. Finck has been contributing to The

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The Weekend Spill: Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist: Marisa Acocella; Video Of Interest: Steve Martin & Harry Bliss; The Tilley Watch Online, November 2-6, 2020; An Oops!

_________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist: Marisa Acocella “A Brief History Of Menstrual ‘His’-steria” From Ms. Acocella’s forthcoming book, The Big She-Bang: The Herstory Of The Universe According To God The Mother, out November 17th from Harper Wave. Ms. Acocella has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1998. Visit her website here.   _______________________________________________ Video Of Interest: Steve Martin &

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Tuesday Spill; Political Cartoons & An Arno Election Day Cover; Video Of Interest: Amy Hwang Draws Snails; The Daily Cartoon; Blitt’s Kvetchbook

Something to leaf through (if you have a copy) while nail-biting: Need more distraction? Visit The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Bank and enter “election” in the search box…pages and pages of merriment. Here’s an edgy Peter Arno cover from 1940: _______________________________________________________ Video Of Interest: Amy Hwang Draws Snails Next up in this series of virtual visits is The New Yorker‘s cartoon

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