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  1. 'Hip Hop Family Tree, Vol. 2': Cartoonist Ed Piskor continues his quest for the perfect beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Post-gazette.com

    ... and underground comic book world in which he had long been well known and respected after his work with "American Splendor" author Harvey Pekar and his self-written and drawn work on "Wizzywig," the history of early computer hackers and "phone ...

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  2. Comedian Judah Friedlander defends his titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Chicago Reader

    ... he played genuine nerd and gourmet jelly-bean lover Toby Radloff opposite Paul Giamatti's Harvey Pekar in American Splendor . Most recently Friedlander loaned actual comedic legitimacy to SyFy schlockfest Sharknado 2: The Second One as Bryan, a Mets ...

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  3. 'Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed the World': Smorgasbord on the funny pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Post-gazette.com

    ... his close encounters with idols Harvey Kurtzman (creator of "Mad"), Harvey Pekar (writer/creator of "American Splendor"), and Mr. Crumb himself, who has told most of his life story in autobiographical comix already anyway. The volume closes with Dr. ...

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  4. Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More Headline UP Comedy Club This FallRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for Best Supporting Actor at the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards for his role in the Sundance-winning American Splendor. Some of his other movies include Meet the Parents, Wet Hot American Summer, Feast, Zoolander, and The Wrestler. Showtimes: Thurs. ...

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  5. Nexus Graphica: a column by Rick Klaw and Mark London WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2009 | SF Site

    ... of comic book for adults bothered me. Hadn't these people heard of Maus , Watchmen , Love and Rockets , American Splendor , and countless others that were being produced by the early 90s for more mature tastes? Thankfully, this perception has ...

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  6. Robert CrumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Hilobrow

    ... office and collecting old jazz records were perfect for Crumb's hairy-armed artwork. Anyone who owns an American Splendor anthology knows that even if you're disciplined enough to read every other artist's strip, you'll be hankering to get back to ...

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  7. Tiny Engine shows promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    ... this tribute to comic books leans too heavily toward Harvey Pekar (whose urban angst was immortalized in American Splendor ) when a bit more of Jack Kirby, Marvel's Wagnerian illustrator - and a lot more of Mad satirists Jack Davis and Mort Drucker ...

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  8. 'Magic' conjures a new literary form Ita s tempting to frame Anya...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... so much I threw it in a subway trash can!" But more to the point, Ulinich means - not unlike Pekar in "American Splendor" or Karl Ove Knausgaard in "My Struggle" - to set aside literature with a capital L (whatever that is) in favor of the epic ...

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  9. Romance, metaphors, and fisticuffs abound with Dean Haspiel's 'Fear, My Dear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... "The Fox" and DC Comics' "Batman '66", and may also be best known for collaborations with Harvey Pekar in "American Splendor". Released earlier this month, the latest "Billy Dogma experience" is "Fear, My Dear", which actually collects two tripped ...

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  10. Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This FallRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for Best Supporting Actor at the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards for his role in the Sundance-winning American Splendor. Some of his other movies include Meet the Parents, Wet Hot American Summer, Feast, Zoolander, and The Wrestler. Showtimes: Thurs. ...

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  11. 'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary formRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... so much I threw it in a subway trash can!" But more to the point, Ulinich means - not unlike Pekar in "American Splendor" or Karl Ove Knausgaard in "My Struggle" - to set aside literature with a capital L (whatever that is) in favor of the epic ...

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  12. Cleveland artist Gerry Shamray opens exhibitRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... "John Darling." He is best known for his sketchy, life-like drawings of Harvey Pekar in the comic book "American Splendor." Shamray has been drawing since he received his first box of crayons as a child and continues to create bright colorful images ...

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  13. Harvey Pekar items are up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | The BIG One

    ... movie and radio personality and noted jazz critic and collector, plus some rare comic books, and various American Splendor souvenirs. American Splendor's Harvey Pekar Jazz Collection Auction to Help Brennan Family (ends 7/19) from Estate of Harvey ...

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  14. Part of Cleveland comic book icon's CD collection ...Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The widow of underground comic book writer Harvey Pekar, whose life story was told in the movie "American Splendor," is auctioning part of his extensive jazz CD collection to raise money for the family of a restaurant owner killed in June.

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  15. The Movies' Guide to Understanding ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... there's always the movies. Here are five to get you started on your journey to understand Cleveland. "American Splendor." Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini's 2003 brings the real crown prince of Cleveland, the late graphic novelist/file clerk ...

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  16. Artist Gerry Shamray's "bucket list" show set Aug. 6th: Shaker TracesRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    During his career, artist Gerry Shamray 's created life-like drawings of Harvey Pekar in the comic book "American Splendor," worked with comic strip artist/writer Tom Batiuk on the nationally syndicated strip, "John Darling," had his work exhibited in Europe and the U.S., and collected more than two dozen national and statewide awards as a graphics ... (more)

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  17. Indie Film Vets Ted Hope And Hal Hartley Pledge Allegiance To FandorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... titles like Trust and Simple Men. Hope has forged a distinctive path by producing the likes of American Splendor , 21 Grams and The pair has reunited to promote My America , but not as part of yet another charge up Indie Hill. Rather, they are ...

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  18. Gentrification Seen Through the Pages of a ComicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Greenpoint Gazette

    ... noted comic book artists including Harvey Pekar, most known for his autobiographical comic book series American Splendor; and Brooklyn-based comic book artists Seth Kushner and Dean Haspiel, the latter of who actually collaborated with Pekar on ...

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  19. Eli GaniasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Voices

    ... in "Law and Order", "100 Centre Street", and various soaps. He also appeared in the award winning film "American Splendor". Eli has also been seen on many stage productions in the NYC area, including an original cast member of the Off-Broadway hit ...

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  20. Harvey Pekar and American Splendor: A Comics Bulletin discussion, Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Silver Bullet Comics

    Eric Hoffman: You and I compared our lists earlier, and I think we only agreed on maybe three stories as Pekar ' s best, which perhaps underlines just how personal or subjective an experience reading Pekar ' s work can be.

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