Congrats to The New Yorker on their dual Webbys (“international awards honoring excellence on the Internet”). The People’s Voice Award is for “How To Write A New Yorker Cartoon Caption: Child Prodigy Edition”
- Webby People’s Voice Award for Magazine: The New Yorker
- Webby People’s Voice Award for News & Magazines: The New Yorker Today app
An Addams Family Movie Art Book
Coming in October from Titan Books, Ramin Zahed’s The Addams Family: The Art of the Animated Movie.
The official art book for the animated movie The Addams Family.
…This companion book is full of concept designs, storyboards and production art, alongside insight from the artists, filmmakers and directors.
Tonight At Word Bookstore: A Trio Of New Yorker Cartoonists!
All the info here.
Today’s Daily Shouts By…Ed Steed
Ed Steed is back with Part 2 of his fascinating Modern Romance.
Mr. Steed began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013. See more of his work here.
Book of Interest: John Donohue’s “All The Restaurants In New York”
Out May 14th from Abrams Image, All The Restaurants In New York from New Yorker cartoonist John Donohue ( also a former editor of the magazine’s Goings On About Town section).
Mr. Donohue’s first cartoon appeared in the issue of October 18, 2004. Visit his website here.
Today’s Daily Cartoonist/Cartoon
A post-Earth Day drawing from Avi Steinberg, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2012. See some of his work here.
Next week, two events of great interest to New Yorker cartoon aficionados.
On Tuesday, April 23rd, Bob Eckstein’s promotional tour for The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons makes a stop at Word Bookstore. Mr. Eckstein will be joined by fellow New Yorker cartoonists Nick Downes and David Borchart. Mr. Downes began contributing to The New Yorker in 1998. Both Mr. Borchart and Mr. Eckstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2007.
On April 24th, Mort Gerberg continues his promotional campaign for the recently released Mort Gerberg: On the Scene. He’ll be joined at The New York Historical Society by Garry Trudeau, and New Yorker contributor, Sofia Warren. Mr. Gerberg began contributing to The New Yorker in 1965, Ms. Warren in 2017. (Mr. Eckstein’s event is free; Mr. Gerberg’s costs $20.00)
Today’s Daily Cartoon/Cartoonist
A smidgen of National Lampoon cartoon dna from Peter Vey. Mr. Vey began contributing to The New Yorker in 1993. Visit his website here.
Yesterday’s Daily Shouts
The Spill is a day late again: yesterday’s Daily Shouts is part of a series by Liana Finck. Ms. Finck began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013.
Joe Dator’s New Website!
Mr. Dator, a Spill favorite since he began contributing to The New Yorker in 2006 has a brand new website. Go see!
Today’s Daily Shouts By a Trio of Cartoonists
Amy Kurzweil, J.A.K. and Ellis Rosen teamed up for today’s Daily Shouts (this trio cartoonist effort is possibly a first for Shouts).
Ms. Kurzweil began contributing to The New Yorker in 2016; Mr. Katzenstein in 2014; Mr. Rosen in 2016.
Today’s Daily cartoon, Mueller Report-ish, is by David Sipress, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1998. See more of Mr. Sipress’s work on the magazine’s Cartoon Bank site here.
Interview Of Interest: P.C. Vey
From Daily Hampshire Gazette, April 18, 2019, “Artmaker: Meet Peter Vey, Cartoonist and Illustrator”
A Bonus Daily Cartoon: Barry Blitt’s Redacted New Yorker Cover
A bonus Daily Cartoon courtesy of Barry Blitt, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1993. To see the entire cover, go here.
Culture Desk Piece of Interest
An illustrated piece from Andy Friedman,“Talking Baseball, Broadcasting, and ‘Brockmire’ with Hank Azaria.” Mr. Friedman, sometimes published in The New Yorker as Larry Hat, was at one time an assistant in the magazine’s cartoon department. He began contributing his cartoons to the magazine in April of 2001. Below: a Larry Hat New Yorker drawing, published July 3, 2006
Today’s Daily Shouts
A cat and her faces by Ivan Ehlers.
An end of the week reminder of which New Yorker cartoonist was where on newyorker.com
The Daily Cartoon: New Yorker cartoonists contributing this week were Lila Ash (two appearances), Colin Tom, Ivan Ehlers, and Brendan Loper.
Daily Shouts: New Yorker cartoonists contributing this week were J.A.K. (with Julia Rothman), Sarah Ransohoff (with Johnny DiNapoli). Also contributing was the New Yorker‘s assistant cartoon editor, Colin Stokes.
See all of the above, and more here.
Blogs Of Interest
….Attempted Bloggery looks at a George Booth original drawing recently auctioned for a song.
…and don’t forget the George Booth (documentary film project) Kickstarter campaign underway. Six days to go!
…A New Yorker State of Mind continues its bang-up job of chronologically deep-diving into every single issue of the magazine. Two issues this week!
(both covers shown by Rea Irvin)