The Wednesday Spill: Donnelly’s “So You’re A Democrat And You Won…”; Herblock In The New Yorker? Say It Ain’t So, Joe (Dator); Swann’s January Illustration Auction With Works By John Held, Jr., Barbara Shermund, Charles Addams, Lee Lorenz, Frank Modell, Alajalov, and More; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; A Note About The Spill’s A-Z

From Liza Donnelly, this evergreen, published in The New Yorker November 17, 2008 — _________________________________________________________________ Herblock In The New Yorker? Say It Ain’t So, Joe (Dator) Last night, The Spill received an email from the fab New Yorker cartoonist, Joe Dator that spirited this cartoonist away for awhile from watching political coverage. Here’s Mr. Dator’s email, almost in its entirety.

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Updike’s Thurber

Above:  John Updike’s Thurber dog drawing, courtesy of Miranda Updike What can I say: I love intersections (I even live at one). Not long ago I wrote about my leaving Manhattan to live on a dairy farm in a sleepy town on the edge of the Catskills. It turned out the town once was home of Dr. Fitz Foord’s sanitorium,

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The Tuesday Spill: An Obscure 1942 Program With Art By Addams, Arno, Thurber, Soglow…And More; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s

An Obscure Program With Art By Addams, Arno, Thurber, Soglow…And More Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at a rare Navy Relief Show Program from 1942, provided to him by Joel Jacobus. As you can see from the page below, the event included work by a number of The New Yorker‘s star artists, including Charles Addams, Constantin Alajalov,

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The Weekend Spill; The Tilley Watch Online, August 31 to September 4, 2020: A Little Grouping: Charles Saxon, Helen Hokinson, Garrett Price

______________________________________________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online An end of week listing of artists who’ve contributed to newyorker.com features. The Daily Cartoon: Yasin Osman (an online contributor), David Sipress, Victor Varnado, Amy Hwang, Tim Hamilton. Daily Shouts: Ali Fitzgerald. Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook ___________________________________________________________________ A Little Grouping I realized this morning that this little grouping of framed & unframed cartoons resting on our

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