Weekend Spill: Video Of Interest: Victor Varnado & Akeem Roberts On NBC; All In Fun CBS Sunday Morning Fact Check; The Latest ToonStack; Andy Friedman’s Baseball Cards; Steig’s Illustrated Book…”Listen, Little Man!”

Video Interview Of Interest: Victor Varnado & Akeem Roberts on NBC From NBC, this interview with Victor Varnado (left above) and Akeem Roberts on the just opened exhibit, Cartooning While Black, and The Anti-Racism Activity Book shown below: Both Mr. Varnado and Mr. Roberts began contributing to The New Yorker in the very same issue: July 8, 2019. _________________________________________________ All

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Thurber Thursday: A Swedish Last Flower & So Much More; Opening Tonight!: Vornado & Company’s “Cartooning While Black”; Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

  So Much To See I recently came across this Facebook page of Thurber photos while Thurber surfing on the www. I’ve never seen so many hitherto unseen (by me) Thurber covers before (there’s other stuff here too, but book jackets are in the majority). A real treat. Mixed in among the more familiar book jackets are plenty of foreign

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Friday Spill: Let The Pre-Laughing Begin: Joe Dator’s “Inked”; Paul Noth Interviewed On The Cartoon Caption Contest Podcast; New Book On The Horizon From Victor Varnado; Danny Shanahan’s New York Times Obit

Let The Pre-Laughing Begin: Joe Dator’s “Inked” An advance copy of Joe Dator’s Inked has arrived in the mail. The book’s not out til October, so in the spirit of pre-ordering (which I hope Spill visitors will do), I’m pre-laughing. This is not a review of Mr. Dator’s book (the Spill doesn’t review colleagues’ books) — not a review, but

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Weekend Spill: Today’s Shouts: Cartoon Editor Emma Allen “So You Want To Be A New Yorker Cartoonist”; Latest ToonStack: “Summer Lovin'”; A Mary Petty Catalog

Daily Shouts Today’s Daily Shouts: from the magazine’s cartoon editor, Emma Allen, “So You Want To Be A New Yorker Cartoonist”* it features drawings by Evan Lian (who did the caricature of Ms. Allen you see here), Hilary Campbell, J.A.K., Victor Varnado, Amy Kurzweil, Jason Chatfield, Kendra Allenby, Ellis Rosen, and Navied Mahdavian. *the ‘So’ part of the piece’s title

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