The Friday Spill: A New Website For (Among Other Things) Cartoons That Can Be Understood In Four Seconds; Attempted Bloggery Remembers The 21 Club (And Its Cartoon Art); Penguins in Snow

Michael Gerber, the fellow who’s behind the wonderful humor magazine The American Bystander, has unveiled a new website, The 251, “dedicated to publishing prose 251 words or shorter, and cartoons that don’t take longer than four seconds to figure out.” (above: Tom Chitty‘s design for the 251) By the way, if you love cartoon elephants, you’ll be thrilled by this

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The Weekend Spill: Cartoonists Offer #Cartoonrelief To Those Hit Hardest By Covid-19; The Tilley Watch Online, March 30 – April 3, 2020; Tom Gauld’s Collection Reviewed

_____________________________________ While checking in on a New Yorker cartoonist Slack group a few days ago I noticed a number of my cartoonist colleagues had begun using their art to help those in need during this pandemic. I asked if one of the organizers would explain in detail what they were up to. So here is my New Yorker cartoonist colleague,

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of April 6, 2020; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

The Cover: A heart-strings reflection of the issue’s Health Issue theme (but it’s tempting to believe we’d see a cover along these lines even if it wasn’t the Health Issue). The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: An umbrella observation from the get-go:  the abundance of color pieces (one by Roz Chast, one by Emily Flake, and one by Liana Finck) in this

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The Weekend Spill: The Tilley Watch Online; New York Times Book Review Sketchbook Of Interest: Bob Eckstein

The Online Tilley Watch, December 9-13, 2019 An end of the week list of New Yorker artists* who contributed to newyorker.com features The Daily Cartoon: Ander Andreades (twice this week), Ellis Rosen, Robert Leighton, Avi Steinberg. Daily Shouts: Tom Chitty (with Chloe Radcliffe), Avi Steinberg, Colin Stokes (The New Yorker‘s assistant cartoon editor), Jason Adam Katzenstein, Becky Barnicoat. …and from

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