Quimby's will journey down the street to Jerry's (the Wicker Park location, at 1938 W. Division) to welcome Alfred Ryan Nerz and sell his book Marijuanamerica: One Man’s Quest to Understand America’s Dysfunctional Love Affair with Weed. What BoingBoing called "a fascinating and entertaining …
Lucky Peach #5
Published by McSweeney's
176p, color, 8.5"x10.5"
I haven't made it quite through Lucky Peach's Chinatown Issue and I'm not sure I'll be able to - it feels a little like a Nick Broomfield documentary with much of their "reportage" sliding between the unfocused, the uninteresting and the unbelievable. I enjoy their saucy ways, but it only works if there's some substance to back up the snark. Looks real tasty though, and there's a few succulent morsels lurking in the gravy. -EF