The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker (Double) Issue Of August 3 & 10, 2020; Zoomin’ Cartoonists: Edward Koren, Teresa Burns Parkhurst, Bob Eckstein, & Michael Shaw

Despite some internet challenges here at the Spill‘s temporary headquarters, I’m going to attempt a Monday Tilley Watch… The Cover:  The debut cover by artist, Grace Lynne Haynes. Read Francoise Mouly’s Q&A with her here. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: One of my favorite issues of the year, every year, is the early August New Yorker (in this instance, we have

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of May 25, 2020: CBS Sunday Morning’s Mini-Slideshow; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

It’s become (almost) the norm during these strange days, weeks, and months that the online digital edition of The New Yorker is not as yet posted by this time of day (early morning that is). Back in the pre-shutdown days it usually appeared in the wee hours (usually around 3 a.m.). There was even a time before that when it

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The Weekend Spill: From The Spill’s Library: A Look At New Yorker Biographies (Etc.); The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of May 11-15, 2020; Joe Dator’s Animation

  From The Spill’s Library: A Look At New Yorker Biographies (Etc.) If you’ve been spending as much time as I have online, you’ve seen multiple postings by individuals of their personal library (or parts of). Since visiting my fave bookstore is out of the question for now, I’ve found  browsing book collections by others a ton ‘o fun.  I’ve

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Thurber Thursday: Of Thurber & Columbustown, And Thurber’s “Passport” To A Speakeasy; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Here’s a favorite Thurber booklet, Of Thurber & Columbustown, described within as  “recollections of Columbus people who had known Thurber.” I purchased it at The Thurber House in Columbus in February of 1987 (on my first of two visits there). According to the Colophon, it was published in the summer of 1984 in an edition of 600. Rosemary O. Joyce,

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