The Weekend Spill: When New Yorker Cartoonists Provide Recording Industry Covers; The Tilley Watch Online, May 4th-8th, 2020; Wired Discontinues Buying Cartoons

When New Yorker Cartoonists Provide Recording Industry Covers When I spotted a story online about Liana Finck providing the cover art for a new single by Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber (above left) it made me think of a few other New Yorker cartoonist covers over time. Most recently there was Ed Steed’s Grammy winning cover for Father John Misty’s

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Article & Audio & Video Of Interest: Barbara Shermund; A New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The Issue Of April 18, 1931; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Yesterday’s

Article & Audio & Video Of Interest: Barbara Shermund From WOUB, Public Radio, May 8, 2020, “When Your Lost Relative Turns Out To Be A Monumental Artist” —¬† this piece, with accompanying audio and video features¬† about Amanda Gormley delving into the life and work of her aunt, the late very great Barbara Shermund. Above left: A Shermund self-portrait. Right:

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The Weekend Spill: Bob Eckstein’s Cartoon Newsletter, “The Bob”; The Tilley Watch Online, April 26 – May 1, 2020; Like Links?

______________________________________________________________ Bob Eckstein’s Newsletter, “The Bob” Here’s a fun (and free!) cartoon-centric newsletter. Mr. Eckstein, who has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007, generously provides more than a good handful of his cartoons, and then some. Subscribe here to The Bob. Among Mr. Eckstein’s many pursuits [see below] is editing a series of cartoon collections*, all published by

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The Wednesday Watch; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; Article Of Interest On J.A.K.

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon A newbie to newyorker.com, Hilary Allison, with a crisis goal.   _______________________________________________________________ Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist From Caitlin Cass, who began contributing to The New Yorker in August of 2018: “Some Causes Of Pandemic-Related Video Conflict”   _______________________________________________________________ From Vice, April 29, 2020, “How Having OCD During A Pandemic Is Not A Superpower” — this

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