Kirsten Krauth on Andy Griffiths and Nick Cave

Read Kirsten Krauth While Andy Griffiths is now a global phenomenon for the wildly popular and hilarious books he writes with illustrator Terry Denton, it took years before his work reached an audience. Nick Cave was a particular inspiration. “He’s been lucky to do his own thing. And that’s probably what I value the most […]

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Thanks to Jonathan L Howards tweeting for the most hits ever here: Next covers the #JohannesCabal books get, I want on the backs: “Warning: Contains High Levels of Smart Arsery” Happy to be of service, especially when one considers the ways people are usually of service to his character, Herr Cabal. If you haven’t read […]

Johannes Cabal, Devotee

Despite myself, despite (or because of) the smart arsery of the humour, I have enjoyed the three published volumes of the adventures of Johannes Cabal, Necromancer. Each time I have said, ‘Enough’, only to go crawling back for another serving. Noticing the third edition was published in 2011, more than enough time to have allowed […]

Fish dreaming

I can’t articulate it, I only know it when I see it. Don’t let the bastards stop you. Dream on Ponyboy. Hey there, Georgie Girl. Here he is, Joe Chip, performance artist. (His body is his art. He is going to cover himself with papier mache, then stick a pin in and burst his body […]