Tuesday’s Spill: Bliss & Martin On “The View”; “The New Yorker Store” Introduced; The Daily Cartoonist; NYPL Interview Of Interest: Amy Kurzweil

Bliss & Martin On “The View” The pr blitz continues for Harry Bliss & Steve Martin’s cartoon collection, A Wealth Of Pigeons. Here they are on ABC’s “The View” _________________________________________________________ The New Yorker has introduced “its own merchandising operation”: “The New Yorker Store”…among the fun products available are Ed Steed playing cards. You can order them here. You say you’re

Read more

Thurber Thursday: An Algonquin Ad

Looking through a late 1930s issue of The New Yorker this morning (the February 4, 1939 issue to be exact) my eyes were drawn to an ad for Frank Case’s Tales Of A Wayward Inn (published in 1938). I’d  never seen the ad before. The Wayward Inn is The Algonquin. Frank Case was, at that time, the owner and manager.

Read more

Wednesday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoon…And Yesterday’s; From The Archives: The Paris Review (Humor Issue) Fall 1995

Today’s Daily Cartoon…And Yesterday’s Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Victor Varnado on remember when. Mr. Varnado began contributing to The New Yorker in July of 2019. Visit his website here. Yesterday’s Daily:  Amy Hwang, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2010, on schooling at home. Visit her website here. ______________________________________________________________________ From The Archives: The Paris Review (Humor Issue) Fall 1995.

Read more