It's Keith Haring's birthday today! In celebration and remembrance, here's an excerpt from Clayton Patterson's Resistance
, a radical social and political history of the Lower East Side. The excerpt below is quoted from an interview between Resistance
contributor James Cornwell and Leonard Abrams, the publisher of the now defunct East Village Eye
, about the East Village's now-you-see-it-now-you-don't 1980s gallery scene.
You’re likely familiar with the work of R. Crumb and Roz Chast (what’s with great comics artists and monosyllables?) but how about Vanessa Davis?
March 6th marks the publication day of Martin Dubmernam’s extraordinary Novel/History Jews Queers Germans
It's come to our attention that Arkansas State Representative Kim Hendren has recently proposed a bill to ban all books by or about Howard Zinn from use in public schools and open-enrollment charter schools throughout the state.
He’s irascible. He’s disingenuous. He’s a demagogue, a rabble-rouser and a hypocrite. He condemns hate crimes, but in such mild language that his condemnations stand as tacit approval. He has charisma and clear blue eyes. He wants to Make America Great Again. You all know who we’re talking about. It’s President . . . Jarret?