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Dean Haspiel

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20th April 2013

12:38pm: Stanley Crouch
While sitting in my local barber shop chair, getting a much needed haircut from Ilana, I sat next to writer, Stanley Crouch, who was getting a shave and, after a round-robin of pre-coffee morning gibberish, we concocted a plan to make comix together that would turn The New Yorker on its ear. Pending...
12:43pm: A Funny Side of New York
Bruce Bennett, writer for the Wall Street Journal, reported on "Blame it on New York," a comix event curated and moderated by Danny Fingeroth at Soho Gallery of Digital Art.

Excerpt:
"Dean Haspiel's self-narrated black-and-white depiction of an episode of mutual voyeurism in Little Italy employed accompanying graphic language well outside the boundaries of a family newspaper.

"People are having sex all the time in New York," Mr. Haspiel later said. "I remember once I saw a couple having sex through my window. My friend said 'Stop looking' and I said, 'Why? I pay rent, it's my window!'"

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323309604578431610651670012.html
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