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Entries from October 2015

An Interview About “The Zombie of Great Peru”

October 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Bill Ectric has interviewed me about my translation of The Zombie of Great Peru, by Pierre-Corneille Blessebois, published earlier this year by Black Scat Books. It’s over at a site called Red Fez.

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Back Yard

October 19th, 2015 · 2 Comments

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Limerickshaw: Haiku for the John

October 12th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Black Scat Books has just released its eighth broadside, “Limerickshaw: Haiku for the John.” I’ve selected sixteen classic dirty limericks, and rewritten them as haiku. Cleansed of rhyme, each haiku reveals the laconic narrative at the core. Norman Conquest’s design incorporates an equally classic erotic Japanese print, showing a heteronormative couple generating children. It’s suitable […]

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Early Fan Art

October 5th, 2015 · 5 Comments

This early drawing of Popeye and Bluto shows remarkably little skill. I failed to capture many essential characteristics of the characters. I even left off Bluto’s beard. I think that’s Bluto. It’s undated; I can only hope that I drew it when I was five, not fifteen. I still like Popeye. Maybe I should try […]

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