Friday Spill: The First Ever Black New Yorker Cartoonists Exhibit
July 23, 2021
Last Friday’s opening of “Cartooning While Black” with work by the artists Victor Varnado, Akeem Roberts, Yasin Osman, and Jerald Lewis II, was an historic occasion. The show is the very first exhibit by Black New Yorker cartoonists. The Spill asked Mr. Varnado to speak on this moment, and here’s what he had to say: “I’m proud of the Cartooning

Thurber Thursday
July 22, 2021
Maybe this sounds funny coming from someone who spends a lot of time drawing “pictures” but there are plenty of times I like to just take some time off to look at pictures… of New Yorker folks, past and present. Take last night for instance (please!)…oops, sorry, and apologies to Henny Youngman*…. Anyway, last night I typed in James Thurber

Wednesday Spill: Ali Solomon’s New Book; Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons
July 21, 2021
Ali Solomon’s New Book Congrats to Ali Solomon on the publication of her first book of cartoons, I Am “Why Do I Need Venmo” Years Old, co-created with her writer friend, Janine Annett. Ms. Solomon has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2018. Link to her website here, and see more about her new book, here.  _________________________________________________________ Daily Cartoonists

Tuesday Spill: Sell It!
July 20, 2021
Sell It!  New Yorker cartoonists gain additional cartoon income from the sale of all kinds of stuff associated with our drawings, from shower curtains, to coffee mugs, umbrellas, towels, phone cases, hats, etc., etc.. One of those extra income producers are prints. Looking up one of my own New Yorker drawings on the Fine Art America site (they’re one of

Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of July 26, 2021
July 19, 2021
The Monday Tilley Watch Takes A Glancing Look At The Art & Artists Of The Latest Issue Of The New Yorker The Cover: a person in a tree trying to retrieve a Frisbee(?). Ever-so-slightly reminds me of the old ABC game show, “Camouflage “(aired in 1962). The Cartoonists: Well let’s cut to the chase: three new cartoonists in this issue:
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