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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Tuesday Spill: Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illus. By Tom Toro; Reminder: Liza Donnelly Live-Draws In Norman Rockwell’s Studio Today At 5!; Ms. Parker’s Ashes; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; New Yorker Festival Update

Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illustrated By Tom Toro Today is publication day for A User’s Guide To Democracy, by Nick Capodice & Hannah McCarthy, with illustrations by New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro (he began contributing to the magazine a decade ago). Ordering info and more on the book and its authors here on the publisher’s site.

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The Weekend Spill: A 1934 July 4th Moment By Steig; Bliss’s American Bystander Cover; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of June 29th-July 3rd, 2020; More Spills: Eckstein’s Beast Piece, A Hoff Mural, and More Henry Martin

William Steig’s 1934 New Yorker cover celebrating the 4th of July¬† seems to capture the mood of this particular 4th when we have been urged to stay at home, away from gatherings. It was, of course, published during another deeply troubled time in our history. Here’s William Steig’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: William Steig Born in Brooklyn, NY, Nov.

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