Here’s a bare bones listing for The White Man’s Guide To White Male Writers Of The Western Canon by Dana Schwartz, illustrated by Jason Adam Katzenstein. Harper Perennial, November 5, 2019. Mr. Katzenstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014.
A very Trumpian Daily Cartoon week with cartoons by Kate Curtis, Brendan Loper, Teresa Burns Parkhurst, Jason Chatfield (with Scott Dooley), and online contributor, Ivan Ehlers.
And over on Daily Shouts, these were the contributing New Yorker cartoonists: Sophia Warren and Tom Chitty,
John Norment on Attempted Bloggery
Attempted Bloggerythrows its spotlight on some obscure work by New Yorker cartoonist John Norment (above).
Mr. Norment’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
John Norment ( photo above courtesy of John Norment’s niece, Mandy Teare) Born, Lebanon, Tennessee, 1911. Died, Westport, Connecticut, 1988. New Yorker work: fourteen drawings and two covers, between 1969 and 1982. Mr. Norment had a long, wide ranging career, working as assistant art director for Esquire, an an editor of 1000 Jokes Magazine and For Laughing Out Loud at Dell. Later, one issue of a magazine called A Million Laughs. He was very instrumental publishing Gahan Wilson’s early work.* More information about his life and work can be found here: johnnorment.com/about.htm
In a Facebook discussion the other day involvingmurals by Charles Addams and Steinberg, Joel Smith, who authored Steinberg At The New Yorker (Harry N. Abrams, 2005) commented on Paul Karasik‘s Facebook stream that Steinberg created two incredibly long murals: one 260 ft., and another even longer. I asked Mr. Smith where best we might go online to see the murals. Here are his suggested links:
Ms. Donnelly is in China this week as a guest of the China Women’s Film Festival. As usual wherever she goes, she’s live-drawing. Here are two drawings done on-the-spot during her visit to the Great Wall.
Through these summer dog days it’s all Trump (or in the realm of Trump) on the Daily Cartoon. The contributing New Yorker cartoonists: Teresa Burns Parkhurst, Brendan Loper, Peter Kuper, and David Sipress.
And the contributing New Yorker cartoonists on Daily Shouts this week: Liana Finck, Jeremy Nguyen (who illustrated Rebecca Caplan’s piece), and Tom Chitty.