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,

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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,

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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

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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

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Celebrating New Yorker Artist Edward Frascino’s 90th Birthday: The Ink Spill Interview

       Above: Edward Frascino With Aristide Maillol’s “The Mediteranean” at The Museum Of Modern Art, about 1955. Photo courtesy of Mr. Frascino When I joined The New Yorker’s stable of cartoonists in the late 1970s there were perhaps two dozen regulars whose work anchored the magazine’s art. The strength of the stable was, as you would expect, superior cartoonery

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