Weekend Spill: Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of January 4-8, 2021; More Spills: Barney Tobey, William Steig

The Tilley Watch Online: An end of week listing of artists contributing to newyorker.com features, January 4 – 8, 2021 The Daily Cartoon: Tim Hamilton, Brendan Loper, David Ostow, Zoe Si, Sofia Warren, Sarah Kempa. Daily Shouts: J.A.K (with Evan Waite), Olivia de Recat (with Julia Edelman), Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook: “Donald Trump: Fire-Breather” & “Hello, Georgia?” Culture Desk: Emily Flake,

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Updike’s Thurber Dog Went To Harvard; Video Of Interest: Emma Allen & Maddie Dai; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Last week we were thrilled to see John Updike’s Thurber dog drawing (shown to the left) courtesy of Miranda Updike. Today we learn that Thurber’s dog  traveled with Updike from his latter childhood home, in Plowville, Pennsylvania, to Harvard Yard (Updike went to Harvard from 1950 through 1954). Here, courtesy of Michael Updike, is a letter John Updike wrote home

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Weekend Spill: Mischa Richter’s Paintings; The Tilley Watch Online; Gehr To Interview Sipress & Flake, Virtually

Mischa Richter’s Paintings From Provincetown Rhode Island’s Bakker Gallery, this news of an exhibit of Mischa Richter’s abstract paintings.  Mr. Richter’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Mischa Richter (photo above courtesy of Sarah Geraghty Herndon). Born, Kharkov, Russia, 1910. Died, March 23, 2001. New Yorker work: January 10, 1942 – January 20, 2003 ; Key books: This One’s On Me!

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