Remembering Danny Shanahan: 1956-2021

The cartoonist, Danny Shanahan, who contributed drawings to The New Yorker from September of 1988 through last year,  died early this morning, according to his wife, Janet Stetson. He was 64, just days shy of his 65th birthday. His death was due to complications from surgery. Danny became known at first as a pun-centric cartoonist, but soon enough he was

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Weekend Spill: A New Yorker Rarity Listed On Ebay; New ToonStack…”Listen Up!”; Society Of Illustrators (Virtual) Event Of Interest: Uncensored! –John Cuneo & Joe Ciardiello; Mort Moves; The Tilley Watch Online, April 5-9, 2021

A New Yorker Rarity Listed On Ebay I rarely mention the interesting New Yorker-centric things that turn up on Ebay, or other auction sites, but this particular book, What! No Pie Charts? deserves its moment in the Spill spotlight. As you see in the title page below, the text is by Corey Ford, the fellow who named Eustace Tilley. The

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Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker “Cartoon Issue”… December 28, 2020; Book Stuff!

The Monday Tilley Watch Takes A Glancing Look At Some Of The Art & Artists Of The Latest Issue Of The New Yorker The December 28, 2020 Issue: The Cartoon Issue It’s been nine years since The New Yorker‘s last officially designated “Cartoon Issue.” Last year’s “Cartoon Takeover” (subtitled “A Semi-Archival Issue”) was in the ballpark, but not the same

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