Thurber Thursday: Of Thurber & Columbustown, And Thurber’s “Passport” To A Speakeasy; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Here’s a favorite Thurber booklet, Of Thurber & Columbustown, described within as  “recollections of Columbus people who had known Thurber.” I purchased it at The Thurber House in Columbus in February of 1987 (on my first of two visits there). According to the Colophon, it was published in the summer of 1984 in an edition of 600. Rosemary O. Joyce,

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New Yorker Artists At MoCCA Fest 2019

Here are all of the New Yorker artists you’ll be able to see at the upcoming MoCCA Fest. I’ll add late additions, if any. And here’s the website where you’ll find a schedule of events.  Also appearing at the festival is The New Yorker‘s cartoon editor, Emma Allen, and yours truly. Top row: left to right: Liana Finck, Marisa Acocella,

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The Wednesday Tilley Watch… Article Of Interest: Gahan Wilson; Meet Tom Chitty; Liza Donnelly At SXSW; Short-Listed For The Cartoonist Studio Prize: Summer Pierre, Liana Finck, Tom Tomorrow, Hartley Lin, and Gabrielle Bell; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Ellis Rosen

Article Of Interest: Gahan Wilson From the Sag Harbor Express, March 12, 2019, “A Call For Help For A World-Famous Cartoonist, Formerly Of Sag Harbor” — a good article about the ailing New Yorker cartoonist and the GoFundMe campaign underway to help him. (photo: Mr. Wilson and his late wife, Nancy, with a Gahan Wilson character between them, 1970) ___________________________________

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The Tilley Watch Online, December 16-21, 2018

An atypical Daily week in that it was un-Trumpian.  But…Emma Allen, the New Yorker‘s cartoon editor posted a slide show review of Trump cartoons from 2018. See it here.  The Daily Cartoon New Yorker contributors this week : Maggie Dai, Jason Chatfield, Elisabeth McNair, Peter Kuper, and Brendan Loper. And over on Daily Shouts, the contributing New Yorker cartoonists: Maggie

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