The Wednesday Spill: Video Of Interest: Jules Feiffer; A Ticketed Virtual Book Event With Harry Bliss & Steve Martin; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: David Sipress; Podcast Of Interest: Michael Shaw; Longtime New Yorker Editor, Daniel Menaker: 1941-2020

Video Of Interest: Jules Feiffer For the next two weeks you can see, for free(!) this just released film, Jules Feiffer: A Conversation. The film is followed by a zoom panel moderated by Michael Tisserand (who interviews Mr. Feiffer in the film) Liza Donnelly, Keith Knight, and Matt Wuerker. Mr. Feiffer began contributing to The New Yorker in 1992. In

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Gil Roth Interview Of Interest: Liza Donnelly; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Gil Roth continues his daily covid conversations on his Virtual Memories Show.  Yesterday’s guest was long-time New Yorker contributor, Liza Donnelly. Listen here. Ms. Donnelly’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Liza Donnelly (pictured above) Born, Washington, D.C. New Yorker work: June 21, 1982 – Key book: Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists and Their Cartoons (Prometheus, 2005). Edited: 

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Podcast Of Interest: R. Sikoryak; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

R. Sikoryak is Gil Roth’s latest guest on The Virtual Memories Show. You might remember that Mr. Sikoryak provided the cover (shown above right) for The New Yorker‘s special Cartoon Takeover issue (December 30th, 2019). Listen here. –My thanks to fellow New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein for bringing this installment of the Virtual Memories Show to my attention. ___________________________________________________________ Adam

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The Latest American Bystander; Jason Chatfield’s Covid-19 Diary; Daily Cartoon & Daily Shouts Cartoonists (Yesterday’s & Today’s)…And Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook

The latest American Bystander (March 2020) has landed on my desk —  it’s a treat!  Here are The New Yorker cartoonists whose contributions you’ll find in the issue (and in the case of John Cuneo, on the issue’s cover): George Booth (besides a full-page Booth drawing there’s a lovely photo of Mr. Booth on the very last page), Roz Chast

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Steve Stoliar On Meeting Charles Addams; Gil Roth Interviews Emily Flake; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (And Yesterday’s)

Steve Stoliar On Meeting Charles Addams Mr. Stoliar, the author of Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho’s House (BearManor Media, 2015), posted the following birthday tribute to Charles Addams on Facebook. My thanks to Mr. Stoliar for allowing it to appear here. Note: Dick Cavett’s New Yorker Cartoonists episodes were broadcast in March of 1978 (one taping, broken up into

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