Weekend Spill: Finck’s Wordless Ways; The Tilley Watch Online, September 21-25, 2020; Arno’s Back(s)

Finck’s Wordless Ways From the last page (Sketchbook) of The New York Times Book Review, September 27, 2020 “A Wordless Way To Write A Novel” by Liana Finck, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013. Visit her website here. _______________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online, September 21 – 25, 2020 An end of week listing of the magazine’s artists

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The Tuesday Spill: A William Hamilton Marx Brothers Drawing; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s Daily

A William Hamilton Marx Brothers Drawing Here’s a fun post on Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery regarding a Marx Brothers-centric William Hamilton New Yorker drawing that appeared in the issue of December 11, 1971 (see below). According to author Steve Stoliar, it once belonged to Groucho Marx. But whither post-Groucho?   Read all about it here. ________________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist &

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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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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of May 25, 2020: CBS Sunday Morning’s Mini-Slideshow; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

It’s become (almost) the norm during these strange days, weeks, and months that the online digital edition of The New Yorker is not as yet posted by this time of day (early morning that is). Back in the pre-shutdown days it usually appeared in the wee hours (usually around 3 a.m.). There was even a time before that when it

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