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, …
Copro Nason Fine Art
Published by Last Gasp
Championing low-brow masters such as Ed Roth and Robert Williams as well as new talents like Lori Earley and Sas Christian, the Copro/Nason gallery has become a nexus point for the burgeoning low-brow/goth/weirdo art movement. This book is a retrospective of their first 15 years, and you?ll find skulls, tiki art, beatniks, surfers and pin-up girls galore. Essays by Williams, Sandow Birk, and Shag, plus over 450 full-color prints showcasing the stylistic diversity and amazing talents of this eclectic and impressive roster of mavericks.