The Weekend Spill: Attempted Bloggery On Groucho’s Hokinson Festival; Congrats To Amy Hwang; Zoom Updates: Links To Eckstein & Company At Milford Readers & Writers Fest, And David Sipress And Emily Flake At Spencertown Academy Arts Center Event; Gauld’s Modern Fairy Tale; The Tilley Watch Online, September 7-11, 2020

___________________________________________________________________________ Attempted Bloggery On Groucho’s Hokinson Festival Here’s a fun post from Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery on Groucho Marx’s copy of The Hokinson Festival spotted in a photo. The Festival, published seven years after Ms. Hokinson’s  death, is a great addition to any cartoon library. A bonus: it includes color plates of a few of her sixty-eight New Yorker covers.

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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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Weekend Spill: Video Studio Tour Of Interest: Bob Eckstein; The Tilley Watch Online, June 22- 26, 2020

__________________________________________________________________________________ Here’s a fun 6 minute video of Bob Eckstein’s studio.  Mr. Eckstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2007.  He’s authored and edited an number of books, most recently the Ultimate Cartoon Book series for Princeton Architectural Press. ____________________________________________________________________________ An end of week listing of New Yorker artists who’ve contributed to newyorker.com features The Daily Cartoon: Brendan Loper

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Profile Of Interest: Andre Francois; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Profile Of Interest: Andre Francois From Art & Artist, May 15, 2020, Andre Francois, Pt.1 — this look at the work of the great New Yorker cover artist, Andre Francois. Here’s his entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Andre Francois (pictured above, 1978) Birth/death information from his New York Times obit of April 15, 2005: Born Andre Farkas, 1915, Timisoara. Died,

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The Weekend Spill: The American Bystander’s Quarantine Calvacade; Film Of Interest: Barsotti: A Cartoonist’s Life; The Tilley Watch Online, April 13-17, 2020

American Bystander’s Cartoon Quarantine Calvacade Michael Gerber, publisher and driving force behind The American Bystander has begun a Cartoon Quarantine Calvacade. He tells the Spill, he began it as an “outlet” for “both the audience and the contributors.” See it here (and subscribe to the Bystander while you’re there!). _______________________________________________________________________ From a 14 year old Kansas filmmaker, Carter Rostrom, this

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