The Weekend Spill: Personal History…My Big Find; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonists; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of October 12-16, 2020

_________________________________________________________ Personal History…My Big Find At least twenty years ago, possibly thirty, I walked into a Moose Lodge “Antique” show in upstate New York (it was really more of an indoor yard sale than an antique show). Strolled through, and was heading out the door when I noticed a partially unfolded large poster leaning against a wall. I could see

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of July 6, 2020; A Spill Cartoonist List: Fun At First Sight

The Cover Artist: Kadir Nelson returns just two weeks after his stunning cover of June 22nd. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: A double issue with eighteen cartoons by eighteen cartoonists (with two duo efforts: Bliss & Martin, Guerra & Boothby). There’s also a Sketchpad drawing from J.A.K., and a newbie in the midst: Patrick McKelvie. Mr. McKelvie is the tenth new

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The Weekend Spill: Happy 125th James Thurber!; Three New Yorkers; New Cast Album For Arno’s 1930’s Musical “The New Yorkers”; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of December 2-6, 2019

Happy 125th James Thurber! Anyone who follows the Spill knows that James Thurber is a mighty big deal around here. I’ve written numerous times over the years how seeing his drawing, “What have you done with Dr. Millmoss?” changed everything for me. Today marks the 125th anniversary of Thurber’s birth.  Michael Rosen’s recently published A Mile and a Half of

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Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Early George Price Via Mike Lynch; Warp’s Daily Shouts

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon A comment on the President, from Tim Hamilton, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2015. Note: As last week’s New Yorker was a double issue, there’s no Monday Tilley Watch today. The Watch will return next Monday for the August 19th issue. _______________________________________________________________________ Early George Price Via Mike Lynch The cartoonist Mike Lynch

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker (Double) Issue, July 8 & 15, 2019; Today’s Daily Cartoonist’s Cartoon

The Cover: A hot dog cart guy gets some beach time on Peter De Seve’s cover.  Read the Cover Story here. The Cartoonists: The Newbies: Making their New Yorker print debut this week: Victor Varnado and Akeem Roberts. They become the record-setting nineteenth and twentieth new cartoonists entering the magazine’s stable of artists this year and the forty-fifth and forty-sixth

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