Posts Tagged: patty hearst

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #68: David Kukoff

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“To read,” wrote E.M. Cioran, “is to let someone else do the work for you.” Indeed, David Kukoff has done extensive footwork collecting an array of varied experiences to give us an idea of what it was to live in LA during what might arguably be one of its most pivotal decades.

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Fresh Comics #3: Remarkable Histories

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One of the goals of the Fresh Comics series is to shine some light on superb works of comic storytelling. Another is to look a little deeper into the content of these superb comics and to ask “fresh” questions about them.

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Patty’s Got A Gun

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Patty Hearst was molested, kept bound, blindfolded and gagged in a padded closet for weeks. She was told she had been captured by a vast army and could join them or be killed. Her trial was a public argument about what it meant to possess an autonomous self in the seventies.

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