Next Week’s New Yorker Cover; A Stevenson Rhino; A Stevenson Lost & Found Screening In Connecticut

Early Release: Next Week’s New Yorker Cover The second early release New Yorker cover in a row (the current issue, with Bob Staake’s RBG cover, showed up early last week). This one’s by David Plunkert.  You can read about it here. _______________________________________________________________________ A Stevenson Rhino Whenever I’ve go into a used bookstore, I head straight for their humor section (no

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The Wednesday Spill: Early Release: Bob Staake’s RBG New Yorker Cover; Interview Of Interest: James Stevenson Doc Film Producer; Zoom Of Interest: “Elements Of Stress” Co-Authors Michael Shaw & Bob Eckstein; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Early Release: Next Week’s New Yorker Cover Every once in awhile The New Yorker early releases a timely cover. This is one of those times. Here’s Bob Staake‘s RBG cover for the issue out next Monday. __________________________________________________________________ Interview Of Interest: James Stevenson Film Doc Producer From The Block Island Times, September 17, 2020, “The Life And Art Of Jim Stevenson

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The Weekend Spill: New Yorker-Centric Books Stepping Up; Article Of Interest: “Behind The Covers”; The Online Tilley Watch, June 1-5, 2020

New Yorker-Centric Books Stepping Up Here at Spill headquarters we ran out of bookshelf space quite awhile ago; even the places to “temporarily” place them have become crowded. A few weeks ago, a few old favorites and new favorites — all New Yorker-centric (but one) — began being placed at the bottom step of our thirteen hallway steps. Then a

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Thurber Thursday; James Stevenson’s Hat Trick Issue Of The New Yorker: March 22, 1969; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; From The Department Of “What The…?”

Thurber Thursday Here’s an oddity from the Spill’s archive. An eight page pamphlet containing James Thurber’s speech delivered upon receiving the Ohioana Sesquicentennial Medal. The Citation reads (in part): In appreciation of your generosity of spirit…originality of concept…your matchless satire…at times pure wit…oft times gentle humor…your priceless gift of laughter…boon to disturbed mankind…In recognition of the world wide fame you

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The Weekend Spill: Happy 125th James Thurber!; Three New Yorkers; New Cast Album For Arno’s 1930’s Musical “The New Yorkers”; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of December 2-6, 2019

Happy 125th James Thurber! Anyone who follows the Spill knows that James Thurber is a mighty big deal around here. I’ve written numerous times over the years how seeing his drawing, “What have you done with Dr. Millmoss?” changed everything for me. Today marks the 125th anniversary of Thurber’s birth.  Michael Rosen’s recently published A Mile and a Half of

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