Thurber Thursday: A (Very) Brief Thurber Blurb; Video Of Interest: Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell & Amy Kurzweil; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

A (Very) Brief Thurber Blurb A long road to go to see a very short blurb, but I took it.  While hunting around the web for Alan Dunn’s cover for Joel Sayre‘s Rackety Rax (1932), I spotted a reference to a James Thurber blurb for Sayre’s 1933 follow-up, Hizzoner The Mayor (also with a Dunn cover). Thinking I’d find a

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Tuesday Spill: Charlie Hankin’s “The Summoner”; A Reminder: Tonight’s The Night For the Very Funny Ladies Virtual Panel with Roz Chast, Emily Richards Hopkins, Victoria Roberts, Sara Lautman, and Liza Donnelly; Wednesday Virtual Conversation Of Interest: Hilary Campbell and Amy Kurzweil; Ali Fitzgerald’s Daily Shouts

Charlie Hankin’s Animated Series “The Summoner” has been picked up by Syfy.  Congrats to Mr. Hankin! Read about it here. Mr. Hankin’s entry on the Spill’s A-Z: Charlie Hankin (photo courtesy of Mr. Hankin) New Yorker work: August 2013 –. Website: charliehankin.com/ Link to Mr. Hankin’s webseries (with Matt Porter):goodcopgreatcop.com/ __________________________________________________________________   Tonight’s The Night For The Very Funny Ladies

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Video Of Interest: Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell; A Whole Lot Of Booth Info; Yesterday’s Daily Cartoonist…And Today’s

Video Of Interest: Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell From CLTV, August 20, 2020, “Finding The Funny With New Yorker Cartoonist Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell” — this hour long video with Ms. Campbell talking about “comedy and creativity.” Ms.  Campbell began contributing to The New Yorker in November of 2017. Visit her website here. ____________________________________________________________________________ A Whole Lot Of Booth Info From Toonz, August

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James Stevenson Documentary Film Streaming July 17- July 23!; Today’s Daily Cartoonist…And Yesterday’s; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonists; Blitt’s Kvetchbook

Beginning today and continuing through July 23 you’ll be able to stream (for ten bucks. Cheap!) the terrif documentary film, Stevenson: Lost & Found, directed by Sally Williams. All the info here. Last year there was a special screening in Brooklyn for New Yorker cartoonists — a splendid time was had by all (and it was an opportunity for a

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