Robert Crumb

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2013

    Where the Wild Things Are Celebrated: At the Bowers

    The late Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen is a story of dreams, childhood rebellion, baking children (a la Grimm), heroism and, yes, love and freedom, featuring male frontal nudity, big Jungian themes (ditto) and excellent illustrations in the realm of the gently and instructively surreal. It w ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2011

    Prisoners of Sex

    Ten movie womanizers, from the sick to the sublime

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    God's Lonely Man: R.I.P. Harvey Pekar

    Fine Line CinemaHarvey Pekar​​"Life is a war of attrition. You have to stay active on all fronts. It's one thing after another. I've tried to control a chaotic universe. And it's a losing battle."--Harvey PekarGraphic novel writer Harvey Pekar, author of the autobiographical underground comic bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Art Review: "R. Crumb's Underground"

    Grand Central Art Center​There's an exhibit going on at the moment that may be of some interest to comic strip fans. It's the "R. Crumb's Underground" exhibit, at the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana. It contains a mixture of 100 drawings, collaborations, sketches, and published pieces of Rob ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 8, 2007

    You're a Sick Man, Charlie Brown

    Sex and violence go comic in the work of Ivan Brunetti

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006

    Creepy Cool Comix

    Via WFMU: Good-lookin' weirdo comix mag from North Carolina that sells to you the weird consumer for cheap. Routinely featured... Robert Crumb, who designed our logos, Kim Deitch, Frank Stack, Robert Armstrong, Carol Tyler, Spain, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Justin Green, Bill Griffith, Peter Poplaski, B ... More >>

  • Film

    April 20, 2006

    Dysfunctional Doesn't Cover It

    OnDVD: Crumb: Special Edition

  • Columns

    January 26, 2006


    'Art critics are too afraid to say that certain works are pure crap that need flushing.'

  • Film

    August 28, 2003

    American Splendors

    Kevin Costner and Harvey Pekar deliver the goods

  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Randy Newman Hates You

    But its nothing personal

  • Film

    July 26, 2001

    Everyones Too Stupid

    Ghost World and Americas Sweethearts

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Land of Native Dreams

    Randy Newman's life is good

  • Music

    May 25, 2000

    One Step up, Two Steps Back

    Doheny Blues and Bruuce!