The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker (Double) Issue, July 8 & 15, 2019; Today’s Daily Cartoonist’s Cartoon

The Cover: A hot dog cart guy gets some beach time on Peter De Seve’s cover.  Read the Cover Story here. The Cartoonists: The Newbies: Making their New Yorker print debut this week: Victor Varnado and Akeem Roberts. They become the record-setting nineteenth and twentieth new cartoonists entering the magazine’s stable of artists this year and the forty-fifth and forty-sixth

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A Sunday Daily: Katz Cooks; Remembering George Price

Cookin’ octopus, from Farley Katz, who has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007. ___________________ Remembering George Price From Yesterday’s Papers, June 30, 2019, “George Priceless”  Mr. Price’s entry on the A-Z: George Price Born in Coytesville, New Jersey, June 9, 1901. Died January 12, 1995, Engelwood, New Jersey. New Yorker work: 1929 – 1991. Lee Lorenz, the New

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The Wednesday Watch: A New York Times Pauline Kael 100th Birthday Graphic Tribute; The Spectator’s Cartoon Editor On Political Cartoons (And Selling An Idea To The New Yorker 61 Years Ago); More Weirdo; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Farley Katz

________________________ A New York Times Pauline Kael 100th Birthday Graphic Tribute From The New York Times, June 19, 2019, “Happy Birthday, Pauline Kael, My Old Foe”  — this graphic piece by Nathan Gelgud. Ms. Kael began writing for The New Yorker in 1967. She retired in 1991. Additional birthday reading: “The Electrifying Critical Mind Of Pauline Kael” by David Remnick.

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Interview Of Interest: Arnie Levin (Pt.2); Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Barry Blitt; Daily Shouts By Viti, Ostow

Interview Of Interest: Arnie Levin (Pt.2) Jane Mattimoe has posted the second part of her terrific interview with Arnie Levin on her Case For Pencils blog. Mr. Levin began contributing cartoons and covers to The New Yorker in 1974. Read the interview here. _________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist/Cartoon Barry Blitt ponders the pronunciation of Buttigieg. Mr. Blitt has contributed to The

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Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Lila Ash; Pratt & Eckstein & Cartoons & Books

Today’s Daily Cartoon/Cartoonist: Poetry in motion via the plastic bag by Lila Ash who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2018. ________________________ Pratt & Eckstein & Cartoons & Books From Pratt’s website, “New and Noteworthy: Summer Reading By Pratt Alumni”  — Bob Eckstein‘s latest book, The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Cartoon Books is cited. Mr. Eckstein began contributing to

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