Monday, February 19, 2018

"Face time"

The Newark Star Ledger and other Advance Media newspapers across Eastern New Jersey recently published this profile of my work "Face time" by journalist and author of the wonderful recent book "Monster Mash" Mark Voger, focusing on my latest book "Drew Friedman's Chosen People" (Fantagraphics Books)

This is the longer online version:

This is the printed piece, the page also designed by Mark Voger:

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Shemp Howard's Official Portrait Unveiled

On Feb 12th, former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's official White House portraits debuted, the former presidents was painted by artist Kehinde Wiley.

I decided the Barack Obama portrait needed some improvement, it needed to be "Photo-Shemped". 

So I asked longtime Facebook friend and Photo-Shemp master Tom Hackett to replace Barack Obama's head with that of Shemp Howards. Tom accepted the challenge and within an hour produced the stunning results.

So, making it's debut today, presenting the official Shemp Howard portrait:

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