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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Thurber Thursday: The Letters; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

After breezing through a book or three of Thurber’s drawings, it’s sometimes fun to settle down with either of the two books of his letters. The first published, Selected Letters Of James Thurber (Atlantic, Little & Brown, 1981) was edited by his second wife, Helen Thurber, and Thurber’s friend (and Atlantic editor), Edward Weeks. Although Selected Letters was published half

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The Wednesday Spill: Early Release: Bob Staake’s RBG New Yorker Cover; Interview Of Interest: James Stevenson Doc Film Producer; Zoom Of Interest: “Elements Of Stress” Co-Authors Michael Shaw & Bob Eckstein; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Early Release: Next Week’s New Yorker Cover Every once in awhile The New Yorker early releases a timely cover. This is one of those times. Here’s Bob Staake‘s RBG cover for the issue out next Monday. __________________________________________________________________ Interview Of Interest: James Stevenson Film Doc Producer From The Block Island Times, September 17, 2020, “The Life And Art Of Jim Stevenson

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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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