The Weekend Spill: ToonStack #2; The Tilley Watch Online, March 15-19, 2021; Illustrated Odds & Ends

            ToonStack #2 The second ToonStack Newsletter has been posted. The contributors include Navied Dahvanian, Hillary Campbell, Kendra Allenby, Johnny DiNapoli, Ellis Rosen, J.A.K., Amy Kurzweil, Jason Chatfield, Avi Steinberg, and Sofia Warren. See all the work here. _______________________________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of March 15-19, 2021 An end of week listing of

Read more

Weekend Spill: Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of January 4-8, 2021; More Spills: Barney Tobey, William Steig

The Tilley Watch Online: An end of week listing of artists contributing to newyorker.com features, January 4 – 8, 2021 The Daily Cartoon: Tim Hamilton, Brendan Loper, David Ostow, Zoe Si, Sofia Warren, Sarah Kempa. Daily Shouts: J.A.K (with Evan Waite), Olivia de Recat (with Julia Edelman), Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook: “Donald Trump: Fire-Breather” & “Hello, Georgia?” Culture Desk: Emily Flake,

Read more

Updike’s Thurber

Above:  John Updike’s Thurber dog drawing, courtesy of Miranda Updike What can I say: I love intersections (I even live at one). Not long ago I wrote about my leaving Manhattan to live on a dairy farm in a sleepy town on the edge of the Catskills. It turned out the town once was home of Dr. Fitz Foord’s sanitorium,

Read more

Wednesday Spill: A Gibson & A Steig New Year’s Cartoon; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Some Chitter-Chatter About That Hockney Cover

A Gibson & A Steig New Year’s Cartoon From Attempted Bloggery, December 30, 2020,“Mary Gibson: New Year Spoilsport”— two New Year’s cartoons: Mary Gibson’s in The Saturday Evening Post (the clipping via Dick Buchanan’s Famous Files) in October of ’53, the other is William Steig’s New Yorker classic that appeared in December of ’55.  Not a whole lot is known

Read more

Tuesday’s Spill: Bliss & Martin On “The View”; “The New Yorker Store” Introduced; The Daily Cartoonist; NYPL Interview Of Interest: Amy Kurzweil

Bliss & Martin On “The View” The pr blitz continues for Harry Bliss & Steve Martin’s cartoon collection, A Wealth Of Pigeons. Here they are on ABC’s “The View” _________________________________________________________ The New Yorker has introduced “its own merchandising operation”: “The New Yorker Store”…among the fun products available are Ed Steed playing cards. You can order them here. You say you’re

Read more