New Yorker Cartoonists Holiday Party

Decades ago, in the William Shawn era, New Yorker cartoonists celebrated the holidays in-house (specifically, in-department).  They’d show up at the office and drink punch provided by the art editor Lee Lorenz and his assistant, Anne Hall. Cartoonists would sample rum balls brought in by their colleague, Henry Martin.  During the Tina Brown years the holiday party went big time,

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Latest New Yorker Cartoons Rated; More Spills: Bliss, Finck, Chast

Latest New Yorker Cartoons Rated Cartoon Companion is back with a look at all 18 cartoons in the latest New Yorker (the issue of September 24th). Seth Fleishman’s itchy grim reaper was awarded “top toon” … Read it all here. _____________________________________ …Here’s a piece about Good Rosie!, Harry Bliss’s latest children’s book (Kate Dimillo wrote it, Mr. Bliss illustrated it).

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Victoria Roberts Pencilled; Attempted Bloggery on Cuneo’s Art; Seth’s Commencement Address; Philip Roth Jaywalking on West 79th St.

Jane Mattimoe’s Case For Pencils returns with a look at Victoria Roberts’ tools of the trade. See it here! Ms. Roberts began contributing to The New Yorker in 1988. _____________________________________________________________________ Attempted Bloggery on Cuneo’s Art This week Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery looks at items acquired at the MoCCA Fest.  Today it’s John Cuneo‘s Not Waving But Drawing. Read it here.

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The Tilley Watch Online; Photos from the Kovarsky Opening; “Not OK” Cartoonists in Westchester

Among the magazine’s Daily cartoons this week:  Kim Warp’s weary winter weather drawing; Brendan Loper’s tweeter-in-chief cartoon;  Lars Kenseth’s  take on this week’s  unusual White House media moment, and Peter Kuper’s Trumpian map of the world.    Over on Daily Shouts, these were the contributing New Yorker cartoonists: Ellis Rosen and Liana Finck _______________________________________________________________________ Photos From the Kovarsky Opening at

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