Posts Tagged: R. Crumb

Sound & Vision: Ken Freedman

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Allyson McCabe talks with Ken Freedman, the general manager of WFMU (the longest-running freeform radio station in the US), about the relevance of radio, technological innovation, and a just-launched morning show.

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The New York Comics and Picture-Story Symposium: Comics Poetry Pt. II and Frank Santoro

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The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Tuesday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City.

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The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium: Gary Panter

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The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Tuesday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City.

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What Dedication Looks Like

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Remember when R. Crumb blew our minds and our concept of dedication with his thorough illustration of the Bible? That project sounded physically and emotionally exhausting. Still, he must have started a trend because artist, Matt Kish, is creating an image for every page of the epic novel, Moby Dick. That is true dedication and […]

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Maud Newton on Eve

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“God excoriated Eve more roundly and punished her more severely than He did Adam not because she was more wicked, but because she represented an actual threat. Seeking knowledge, she chose to eat the fruit, whereas Adam ate passively and only because she handed the fruit to him and had tried it first. Adam would never of […]

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R. Crumb’s Version of Genesis

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Comic book genius R. Crumb has a new book coming out. This is very exciting for me. What’s even more exciting is that said book is his own personal version of Genesis. Not the band. The first book of the Bible. Yes. It will be very interesting to see what one of the biggest figureheads […]

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Saturday Morning Links, Independence Day Edition

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Olay, I confess–there’s nothing particularly “Independence Day” about this linkfest. Except for this story about the history of preserving the original Declaration of Independence. But that’s it. Onward! It’s rare that I’ll take the side of a lawyer, but man, this is some bullcrap. Maybe I’m too cynical, but I’ve always assumed this sort of […]

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