The Monday Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue Of August 31, 2020; Must-See Zoom Panel with Roxie Munro, Marc Rosenthal, Liza Donnelly, Elwood Smith; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

The Cover: Gayle Kabaker’s lone surfer seems to hit the right mood as we close in on Labor Day (the unofficial end of Summer?).  Read a brief Q&A with her here. The Cartoonists: There are two duos, one of them new to the magazine: Julia Leigh & Phillip Day. Sophie Lucido Johnson & Sammi Skolmoski, the other duo made their

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Weekend Spill: A New Yorker Artists Group Photo From 1984; The Tilley Watch Online, July 27-31, 2020

___________________________________________________________________________________ A fun evening at Parsons School of Design back in October of 1984. The occasion was the opening of a group show of New Yorker art. The group photo above and the smaller photos, by T. Dovidio, appeared in The Village Voice. Below is a barely legible key (sorry!) to the artists shown. One person is unknown to me.

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The Wednesday Spill: Archived…The Norman Rockwell Zoomin’ Cartoonists; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s…And The Day Before Yesterday’s

In case you missed it live yesterday, The Norman Rockwell Museum zoomin’ cartoonists panel is now available on Youtube here. Panelists shown, top left then clockwise: Michael Shaw, Stephanie Plunkett, Bob Eckstein, Edward Koren, and Teresa Burns Parkhurst. ______________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Maddie Dai, on green rooms. Ms. Dai began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Yesterday’s

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The Weekend Spill: Next Week’s New Yorker Cover; The Tilley Watch Online, June 8-12, 2020; Very Brief Video Of Interest: Ken Krimstein; Chas Addams Nominated For New Jersey Hall Of Fame; Article Of Interest: Liana Finck

Above is the early-released cover of next week’s issue of The New Yorker by Kadir Nelson. Go here to see what the magazine calls “a closeup examination…of the cover” ________________________________________________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online An end of week list of New Yorker artists who contributed to newyorker.com features. June 8-12, 2020: The Daily Cartoon: Victor Varnado, Maddie Dai, Tim Hamilton,

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