“Of course that stuff isn’t strictly autobiographical. Some of it comes from daydreams, long showers, running, and the desire to write funny gags. A lot of times I will sit in a chair and stare at the wall. I let my mind go blank and whatever pops in first, I’ll try to explore and see if something comes of it. Usually I can get some nice nuggets that way; by just trusting my impulses or whatever it is.”
The Comics Journal interviews Jesse Moynihan. The article also includes interview extras, including a comic made in conjunction with Dash Shaw (originally posted in The Believer).