Weekend Spill: Three Book Ads…William Steig, Katharine White, James Thurber; Jason Chatfield Celebrates “Ginger Meggs” 100th Anniversary; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of November 8-12, 2021
November 13, 2021
  Three Book Ads Here’s a trio of ads I ran across this morning while having a fun breeze through of some late 1970s, early 1980s New Yorkers.* Seeing the Steig book ad, I’d forgotten the Lillian Ross intro — I’m inspired to dig the book out of the Spill library and see what Ms. Ross had to say about
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Thurber Thursday: The Last Thurber Piece?; Latest Cartoon Caption Contest Podcast; Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
November 11, 2021
  According to Harper’s, “The Future, If Any, Of Comedy… or, where do we non-go from here” published in its December 1961 issue is “believed to be the last piece Mr. Thurber wrote.” As you see in the scan below, it first appeared in London, in The Times Literary Supplement.  It appeared on US newsstands via Harper’s the month Thurber
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Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of November 1, 2021
October 25, 2021
The Monday Tilley Watch Takes A Glancing Look At Some Of The Art & Artists Of The Latest Issue Of The New Yorker The Cover: Blitt crossing the Delaware. The Cartoonists: Sixteen cartoons, seventeen cartoonists (Barry Blitt has the cover). No newbies, no duos that we know of.  The Cartoons: Two familiar scenarios turn up in this issue: “some day,
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Friday Spill: Radio Appearance Of Interest…Joe Dator; Catch Up With The Daily Cartoon
October 22, 2021
More Dator   One of the fun byproducts of a freshly published book is that we the reading (and cartoon-enjoying) public get to enjoy the surrounding PR. Such is the case with Joe Dator’s just released Inked: Cartoons, Confessions, Rejected Ideas, and Secret Sketches (Prospect Park Books). One of Mr. Dator’s most recent appearances was on Canadian radio’s CBC Listen.
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