Doc Film Of Interest: Sempe; Maira Kalman Illustrates Stein; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

On Youtube, Sempe: dessinateur d’humor — a nearly hour long documentary on the great New Yorker cartoonist/cover artist.  Interesting to watch, and probably even better if you speak French. — My thanks to the fab New Yorker cover artist, John Cuneo for bringing this to my attention. Sempe began contributing to The New Yorker in 1978. ____________________________________________________________________________ Maira Kalman Illustrates

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Weekend Spill: “I Played Ping-Pong” With Thurber…The New Yorker’s Roger Angell Interview; John Cuneo Sketches A Cover On A Napkin; The Tilley Watch Online: February 10-14, 2020

Interview Of Interest: Roger Angell From The New Yorker, this terrif interview of Roger Angell by Willing Davidson, a senior editor at the magazine: “Baseball, Fiction, And Life: Roger Angell’s Era-spanning Career At The New Yorker” Left: Mr. Angell, wearing the hat, with another New Yorker era-spanner, Edward Koren ______________________________________________________________ John Cuneo Sketches A Cover On A Napkin When I

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A Valentine’s Day Cartoon; A Case For Pencils Spotlights Nick Downes; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

    — from The New Yorker,  Feb. 22, 2016 __________________________________________________________________ A Case For Pencils Spotlights Nick Downes Jane Mattimoe’s terrif blog, A Case For Pencils features Nick Downes this week. Take a look. Mr. Downes, shown here in a sort of Eustace Tilley-ish pose, began contributing to The New Yorker in 1998. Visit Mr. Downes’s website here. ________________________________________________________ Today’s

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Liza Donnelly Returns To Oscar’s Red Carpet; A New Yorker State Of Mind: Thurber’s First New Yorker Drawing; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of February 3-7, 2020

Liza Donnelly Returns To Oscar’s Red Carpet Liza Donnelly will be back on Oscar’s Red Carpet tomorrow night for her fifth year of live-drawing.  Five years ago she made Oscar history by being the very first cartoonist to draw while on the Red Carpet. She began posting drawings yesterday, and will continue posting today, leading up to her coverage of

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The Weekend Spill: The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of January 13-17, 2020; A Note About Next Week’s New Yorker

___________________________________________________________________________________ An end of the week listing of New Yorker artists who contributed to newyorker.com features The Daily Cartoon: Brendan Loper (twice), Mort Gerberg, David Sipress, J.A.K. Daily Shouts: Olivia de Recat & Julia Edelman, Emily Flake …and Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook. To see all of the above and more go here. _____________________________________________________________________________ A Note About Next Week’s New Yorker Oddly,

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