Today’s Spill: Early Posting: A Roz Chast Sketchpad From Next Week’s (Double Issue); Eckstein & Shaw’s Latest Cartoon Pad With Guest, Carol Isaacs; New CartoonStack; Blitt’s Kvetchbook; Friday’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Early Posting: A Roz Chast Sketchpad Sometimes we get an early release cover, and other times we get a humor piece. Today it’s the latter. From next week’s (double) issue, dated April 26 & May 3, 2021, here’s Ms. Chast’s Sketchpad feature, “Fending And Other Terms For Fridge-Foraging Dinners”  Chast began contributing to The New Yorker in 1978. Visit her

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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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Weekend Spill: A (Rejected) Easter Cover Returns; Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts; The Latest “ToonStack”: Collaborative Cartoons

It’s Easter Sunday, which means this rejected cover attempt of mine from many many years ago has been dusted off and posted. I’d be a liar if I didn’t admit to a bit of Addams influence in the piece.    Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts The fellows who brought you The Elements Of Stress have debuted a bi-weekly

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The Weekend Spill: Cover Revealed For Paperback Edition Of Charles Addams Biography; ToonStack #3 Posted; Emily Flake On Food

Cover Revealed For Paperback Edition Of Charles Addams Biography Out this coming October from Turner, the paperback edition of Linda Davis’s splendid bio of the late great Charles Addams. Here’s a brief video of the author (holding “Tuesday”) talking about Mr. Addams.  Charles Addams’s entry on the Spill’s A-Z: Charles Addams (Born in Westfield, New Jersey, January 7, 1912. Died

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Friday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoon: The Ever Given In The Bedroom; Latest Blitt Kvetchbook; Daily Shouts

Today’s Daily is a timely duo effort from Ellis Rosen & Navied Mahdavian. Mr. Rosen began contributing to The New Yorker in 2016; Mr. Mahdavian in 2018. __________________________________________________ Latest Blitt Kvetchbook From Barry Blitt, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1994: “Making Press Conferences Interesting Again”   ___________________________________________________ Daily Shouts (March 25th, 2021) From David Ostow, who began

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