Article & Audio & Video Of Interest: Barbara Shermund; A New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The Issue Of April 18, 1931; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Yesterday’s

Article & Audio & Video Of Interest: Barbara Shermund From WOUB, Public Radio, May 8, 2020, “When Your Lost Relative Turns Out To Be A Monumental Artist” —  this piece, with accompanying audio and video features  about Amanda Gormley delving into the life and work of her aunt, the late very great Barbara Shermund. Above left: A Shermund self-portrait. Right:

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The Wednesday Watch: Podcast Of Interest With Liza Donnelly; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

_____________________________________________________________________ Not too long ago before NYC largely shut down, Liza Donnelly dropped by The Comic Strip Live where she was a guest on Jane Condon’s podcast, Funny Over 50. Listen here. Ms. Donnelly began contributing to The New Yorker in 1982.  Visit her website here. ________________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Home officing it, by Teresa Burns Parkhurst who

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Fave Photo Of The Day: “The Day After Finishing Your Batch”; Barry Blitt Is Pulitzered; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon… And Yesterday’s

Fave Photo Of The Day New Yorker cartoonist, Navied Mahdavian posted this photo of his desk the other day on Slack, labeling it the day after finishing your batch.  The Spill is posting it with colleagues in mind who are wrapping up their batches of drawings this morning as they rush to meet the Tuesday noon deadline for submitting their

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Peter Kuper Direct Draws Little Donald’s Sneeze; A Case For Pencils Spotlights Hartley Lin’s Tools Of The Trade; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s; Seth’s City; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; More Spills: Chast, Blitt

Calling his recent New Yorker piece, Little Donald’s Sneeze (After Winsor McCay’s ‘Little Sammy Sneeze’) a “Photoshop fest” Peter Kuper decided to do a sort of take 2 — without Photoshop.  Edward Sorel has referred to working this way as direct drawing. In an email, Mr. Kuper told the Spill: “I had to check if my McCay drawing chops were

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The Wednesday Watch; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; Article Of Interest On J.A.K.

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon A newbie to newyorker.com, Hilary Allison, with a crisis goal.   _______________________________________________________________ Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist From Caitlin Cass, who began contributing to The New Yorker in August of 2018: “Some Causes Of Pandemic-Related Video Conflict”   _______________________________________________________________ From Vice, April 29, 2020, “How Having OCD During A Pandemic Is Not A Superpower” — this

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