March 3, 2018

Gimme an S! Gimme an A! Gimme a T! Gimme an Urday!


A 1943 self-portrait by British artist Ronald Searle, born ninety-eight years ago today.

Well well well! Here we are, together again. It’s a classic sunless Saturday here in New York, but we’re receiving ample warmth and nutrients from our glorious memories of the past week. It’s been a good one:

We were also delighted to publish:

“Luster Chalice” by Beatrice Wood, born 125 years ago today

Being only human, we didn’t quite get to a couple of good stories this week:

Finally, it’s Saturday, and you deserve a cartoon. And you couldn’t do much better than Sally Cruikshank’s utter classic, 1975’s Quasi at the Quackadero. Grab something for ballast:

And there it is! Rest up, rock hard, and we’ll see you right back here Monday morning.