Do you ever think of yourself as a person who just wants to see how far you can take a particular idea? And then in contrast to that, when all that left, I feel like the pencil-sharpening was like this really inward, kind of weird, personal, obsessive thing. And then the conversation usually ends in stunned silence or just an avalanche of questions. You think you might be in danger of putting yourself out of business? Like just how much of my life as an adult was in the book. That was probably bigger than pencils. He researched the history of the pencil.
David Rees at Arkansas Literary Fest
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UC Berkeley senior Deana Sobel competes for comic-strip glory
I think often in my work the things that people are doing, just to get by, I think of as their art. The Millions' future depends on your support. Was that some of the appeal? And then I got super into it. I just had the comics on transparencies. Our particular generation was raised to believe that we can - we should - achieve everything we want in life, and now we find ourselves suddenly deposited in towns and cities without the basic infrastructure to know what we do in fact want i.
I think it feels a little too writerly or something. It seems like you launch various projects all the time, or you have over the years and you just really strike me as an idea man. Did you have a box of powerful things? Well, maybe coming at it from a weird slant is the best way to write a memoir. Did you think about just keeping it as one page, or did you know it was something you had to do at that point? Including what happens at the end of the best movie of the US conquest of Iraq thus far, G. They asked me to send five strips, so I went through a bunch of them on my hard drive and I was looking at them.