Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
Published by McSweeney's
240, full color, hardcover, 6.75"x9"
I do not know what went weird with this issue of McSweeney's but it seriously smells so toxic in a repulsive sort of way that it is giving me a headache everytime I open it! I'm guessing there's the regular mix of fine art and lit, you've come to know and respect but I can't get into it without feeling barfy from the smell wafting of the pages. Comes wrapped in plastic so you'd never know...perhaps making it a perfect "gotcha" gift for frienemies? -EF