Happy 91st Birthday, Edward Sorel!; From Pat Achilles: A Cartoon In The Time Of The Coronavirus; Thurber Thursday: Hirschfeld On Thurber’s Drawings

Happy 91st Birthday, Edward Sorel! Bronx-born Edward Sorel turns ninety-one today! The Spill wishes him a very very Happy Birthday. To see this modern master’s work  visit his website. Above left: Mr. Sorel’s New Yorker cover of October 5, 1992 — the first cover under Tina Brown’s editorship of the magazine. Above right: Mr. Sorel’s must-have Unauthorized Portraits, published by

Read more

The Weekend Spill: Emily Hopkins Essay; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of March 9-13, 2020

_______________________________________________________________________________ Essays Of Interest…Includes Emily Hopkins Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, And All the Other Words That Are Used To Undermine Women has just been released by Seal Press. Edited by Lizzie Skurnick, it includes an essay by New Yorker cartoonist Emily Hopkins (Emily Richards at the time of her New Yorker debut) is included.

Read more

The Weekend Spill: A Memorial For New Yorker Artist Dana Fradon; The New Yorker Artists Who Contributed To Newyorker.com This Week; Meet The Artist (1943): Barbara Shermund

A Memorial For Dana Fradon A Memorial is set for The New Yorker artist, Dana Fradon, who passed away this Fall.  The public is invited. Photo: l-r, The New Yorker artist, Charles Saxon, The New Yorker‘s former Art Editor, James Geraghty, Mr. Fradon, and The New Yorker artist, Whitney Darrow, Jr.. Photo courtesy Sarah Geraghty Herndon Memorial Info: Where: the

Read more