Thurber Thursday: “Thurber At 125” & “Dorothy Parker On…Thurber”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Daily Shouts Roundup; Keith Knight’s “Woke” NYTs Review

Here’s a short film and article I missed: from the Ohio State University Alumni Magazine, Summer 2019, “James Thurber At 125” …and one more post missed: from Literary Hub, August 2019, “Dorothy Parker On Her Old Pal James Thurber” (a reprint of Ms. Parker’s wonderful introduction to Thurber’s  1932 collection The Seal In The Bedroom with some fun pieces from

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The Wednesday Watch: Video Of Interest With Emma Allen And Jeremy Nguyen; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Video Of Interest With Emma Allen And Jeremy Nguyen The New Yorker cartoon editor, Emma Allen  speaks, virtually,  with cartoonist Jeremy Nguyen in this 8 minute video, “How To Draw A City” Mr. Nguyen began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Visit his website here. Ms. Allen was appointed the magazine’s cartoon editor in the  Spring of 2017. …and

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Tuesday Spill: Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illus. By Tom Toro; Reminder: Liza Donnelly Live-Draws In Norman Rockwell’s Studio Today At 5!; Ms. Parker’s Ashes; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; New Yorker Festival Update

Book Of Interest: A User’s Guide To Democracy, Illustrated By Tom Toro Today is publication day for A User’s Guide To Democracy, by Nick Capodice & Hannah McCarthy, with illustrations by New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro (he began contributing to the magazine a decade ago). Ordering info and more on the book and its authors here on the publisher’s site.

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Tuesday Spill: Charlie Hankin’s “The Summoner”; A Reminder: Tonight’s The Night For the Very Funny Ladies Virtual Panel with Roz Chast, Emily Richards Hopkins, Victoria Roberts, Sara Lautman, and Liza Donnelly; Wednesday Virtual Conversation Of Interest: Hilary Campbell and Amy Kurzweil; Ali Fitzgerald’s Daily Shouts

Charlie Hankin’s Animated Series “The Summoner” has been picked up by Syfy.  Congrats to Mr. Hankin! Read about it here. Mr. Hankin’s entry on the Spill’s A-Z: Charlie Hankin (photo courtesy of Mr. Hankin) New Yorker work: August 2013 –. Website: charliehankin.com/ Link to Mr. Hankin’s webseries (with Matt Porter):goodcopgreatcop.com/ __________________________________________________________________   Tonight’s The Night For The Very Funny Ladies

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Friday Spill: A Q&A With New Yorker Cover Artist Roxie Munro; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Lars Kenseth

A Q&A With New Yorker Cover Artist Roxie Munro   From Medium, August 26, 2020 “Talking With Visual Thinker, Award Winning Author/Illustrator And New Yorker Cover Artist Roxie Munro” This Q&A with Ms. Munro, who has contributed 14 covers to the magazine.  Visit her website here. __________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoon: a nice day by Lars Kenseth. Mr. Kenseth began contributing

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