The LiveWire Lounge (3394 N Milwaukee) asked Quimby's if we wanted to curate a night at their lounge. And we said yes. So this is what we're bringing, a themed mix of reading and music with a very specific focus: Quimby's Night at LiveWire Lounge: 3 Songs, 3 Writers Reading About Those …
Everything Together Collected Stories
Published by Picturebox Inc
120p, color, softcover, 7.25"x10"
Harkham's work is like the comics equivalant of a Cassavettes film: composed exquisitely, paced cunningly and embracing a humor that is not-kind-at-all, Harkham's world of characters are complicated and essentially self-serving yet tethered to each other. Cinematic and unrepentant, I think this is much of his stuff from the Kramers anthologies: Poor Sailor, Somersaulting, Lubavech, Napoleon, salty comics about popular cartoonists. -E