Updike’s Thurber

Above:  John Updike’s Thurber dog drawing, courtesy of Miranda Updike What can I say: I love intersections (I even live at one). Not long ago I wrote about my leaving Manhattan to live on a dairy farm in a sleepy town on the edge of the Catskills. It turned out the town once was home of Dr. Fitz Foord’s sanitorium,

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Friday Spill: A Couple Of Signed Steinbergs; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Daily Shouts Cartoonist

A Couple Of Signed Steinbergs One of the many fun things Attempted Bloggery posts are signed books by cartoonists, often with a sketch by the artist (or artists). Here are two posts in a row with Steinberg collections signed by the great man himself, with additional art. Steinberg’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Saul Steinberg Born, June 15, 1914, Ramnic-Sarat,

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of October 26, 2020; Online Event Of Interest With Peter Kuper; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Fall Covers: Despite the pandemic, mother nature continues on doing her thing. There’s something reassuring about that (some of the best New Yorker covers have appeared this time of year). Back in 1984 the magazine’s seasonal covers inspired a gallery show and an accompanying book, Seasons At The New Yorker. Besides J.C. Suares’s September 23, 1974 cover that appears on

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Wednesday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoon…And Yesterday’s; From The Archives: The Paris Review (Humor Issue) Fall 1995

Today’s Daily Cartoon…And Yesterday’s Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Victor Varnado on remember when. Mr. Varnado began contributing to The New Yorker in July of 2019. Visit his website here. Yesterday’s Daily:  Amy Hwang, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2010, on schooling at home. Visit her website here. ______________________________________________________________________ From The Archives: The Paris Review (Humor Issue) Fall 1995.

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Items Of Interest About Peter Kuper; A Bonus Daily From John Cuneo…Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; Some (More) Thoughts On Steinberg; A September Cartoonists Conversation Of Interest

 Items Of Interest About Peter Kuper: Mr. Kuper, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2011,  has received The Jean Strouse/ Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public library (the fellowship runs from September to May). Mr. Kuper will be working on his next graphic novel. Also: World War 3, co-founded by Mr. Kuper & Seth Tobocman, and now

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