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COMPLEX: LOVE_UNDERSCORES_YOU

by Seth Kushner

“COMPLEX: Love_Underscores_You” Written by Seth Kushner, Chris Miskiewicz & Dean Haspiel Photocomix by Seth Kushner Featuring Katelan Foisy & Chris Miskiewicz “COMPLEX” was an idea I had a few years ago.  I liked the notion of a sort of futuristic sci-fi soap opera about four distinctive and lonely characters whose lives intersect.  I wanted to [...]

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CulturePOP: Marc Maron

by Seth Kushner

Learn more about Marc Maron at his website, his twice-weekly podcast, WTF, his book, Attempting Normal and his IFC TV show, Maron. Read all 31 installments of Seth Kushner’s CulturePOP Photocomix

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CulturePOP: Douglas Rushkoff

by Seth Kushner

Read all 31 of Seth Kushner’s Photocomix profiles here. DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF, PH.D., is a world-renowned media theorist whose twelve books, including Life Inc and Pro­gram or Be Programmed, have won prestigious awards and have been translated into thirty languages. He is a commentator on CNN and a contributor to the Guardian, Discover, and NPR. He [...]

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FOREVER DUSTY: A FOTOCOMIX EXPERIENCE

by Seth Kushner

Written by Jonathan Vankin, imagery by Seth Kushner & layouts by Dean Haspiel FOREVER DUSTY is a 90-minute musical packed with 20 of Dusty’s most memorable songs including “Son of a Preacher Man,” “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” “The Look of Love” and others that still resonate today. The show tells the [...]

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CulturePOP: Harvey Pekar

by Seth Kushner
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SETH KUSHNER’S UNDERSTANDING PHOTOCOMIX

by Seth Kushner

Last spring, I was asked by American Photo magazine, via uberconnector JahFurry, to to produce an 8-page meta “photocomic” about myself making photocomix, something I’ve been doing in my “spare” time for the past two-years as the series, CulturePOP Photocomix, where I’ve profiled such fascinating subjects as; Chuck Klosterman, Moby, Jonathan Ames, Stoya, Reggie Watts, [...]

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CulturePOP: STOYA

by Seth Kushner

Click below to listen to Seth Kushner’s candid one-on-one interview with Stoya

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CulturePOP – James Haspiel

by Seth Kushner

When author and archivist, James Haspiel, was 16-years old, he received a kiss on the cheek from Marilyn Monroe and, thus, began a friendship that would last until MM’s untimely death. He has kept an incredible collection of personal items that belonged to MM and is considered a respectful yet world renowned authority on Marilyn [...]

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CULTUREPOP: CHUCK KLOSTERMAN

by Seth Kushner

Listen to the TRIP CITY Podcast interview with Chuck Klosterman

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CulturePOP – Moby

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CulturePOP: Elyssa Loveless

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CulturePOP: Carlos ‘Mare 139′ Rodriguez

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About Photocomix

SETH KUSHNER loves comix, taking photos, and interviewing “characters.” CulturePOP, his ongoing series of Photocomix Profiles, fuses three passions into a dynamic new brew. Beta’d on ACTIVATEcomix, and now featured on TRIP CITY, CulturePOP’s newest episode profiles author / creator of HBO’s Bored To Death, JONATHAN AMES. Upcoming subjects include MOBY, comedian MARK MARON (WTF Podcast), and Marilyn Monroe friend/biographer JAMES HASPIEL.

“Seth Kushner’s omniscient lens distills NYC’s brave and bold into graphic time capsules,” says Emmy Award winning artist, Dean Haspiel [creator of Billy Dogma].

SUBJECTS: “bootleg” toy designer SUCKLORD; comedian/musician REGGIE WATTS; artist CYNTHIA VON BUHLER; author/media theorist DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF; comics writer HARVEY PEKAR; VJ JONNY WILSON (Eclectic Method); sousaphonist/producer CLARK GAYTON; singer/songwriter JIHAE; graffiti artist/sculptor CARLOS “MARE139″ RODRIGUEZ; painter/illustrator JEN FERGUSON; comics creator DEAN HASPIEL; erotic writer/editor RACHEL KRAMER BUSSEL; hip hop artist AKIM FUNK BUDDHA; illustrator DAVE FRANZESE (Dark Igoo); TV host BARON AMBROSIA (Bronx Flavor); aerialist LISA NATOLI; singer ELYSSA LOVELESS; poet CAITS MEISSNER; designer JOHN D’APONTE; yoga instructor MELISA WINITZKY; champion gymnast OLGA KARMANSKY; ukelelist JENNIE FISK AKA PLUCKY CHARMS; writer MATTHEW O’BRIEN; filmmaker NANCY SCHWARTZMAN; writer TIM HALL.

CulturePOP is co-curated and edited by DEAN HASPIEL and JEFF NEWELT AKA JAHFURRY