Thurber Thursday: “Thurber At 125” & “Dorothy Parker On…Thurber”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Daily Shouts Roundup; Keith Knight’s “Woke” NYTs Review

Here’s a short film and article I missed: from the Ohio State University Alumni Magazine, Summer 2019, “James Thurber At 125” …and one more post missed: from Literary Hub, August 2019, “Dorothy Parker On Her Old Pal James Thurber” (a reprint of Ms. Parker’s wonderful introduction to Thurber’s  1932 collection The Seal In The Bedroom with some fun pieces from

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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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Thurber Thursday: Thurber’s “My Friend McNulty”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Brendan Loper; Blitt Looks at Melania’s Teleprompter; Finck’s Pepper Is Back

Thurber Thursday: Thurber’s “My Friend McNulty” Every so often I re-read Thurber’s terrific nine page appreciation found in this best of McNulty collection published in 1957. My copy has seen much better days, but is no less enjoyable. McNulty worked at The New Yorker (according to Thurber’s piece) from “Christmas Day, 1937, to New Year’s Eve, 1955. Thurber’s friendship went

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