Douglas Wolk

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About me

Location Portland, Oregon
Introduction I write about pop music and comic books for a lot of places. My book "Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean" was published by Da Capo in 2007; my book "Live at the Apollo" was published by Continuum in 2004.
Interests burning man, comic books, dark beloved cloud, fake beatles, grooks, human bodies, immanuel kant, intentional communities, khichri, krazy kat, mistranslation, oulipo, parenting, post-punk, small handmade presents, spectacle, stone-fruit, the invisibles, vegetarian cooking, viridian design
Favorite Movies Close-Up, Blow-Up, 35 Up, What's Up Doc?
Favorite Music James Brown, the Fall, Family Fodder, LiLiPUT, Swell Maps, Brian Eno, Eric B. & Rakim, Thinking Fellers Union Local 282, Huey "Piano" Smith and the Clowns, Robert Wyatt, Ida, LCD Soundsystem, the Magick Heads, Dog Faced Hermans, Ivor Cutler, Fat Day, Melt-Banana, Stereolab, Optiganally Yours, the Clean, New Bad Things, the Art of Noise, Nightblooms, Martin Carthy, Mission of Burma, Aster Aweke, Little Sister, the New Pornographers, Belle & Sebastian, Boredoms, and NOTHING ELSE
Favorite Books Infinite Jest, Rising Up and Rising Down, Clarissa, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, Labyrinths, The Master Letters, Oranges, Lipstick Traces, Fun Home, A Humument, Hips, Locas, Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the '70s, Candide