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  1. joseph remnant

    Sean this is so good! I listened to this interview when it first aired and this strip really brings that conversation to life in an incredible way. Well done

  2. Kittelsen

    Pekar + Rushkoff + Pryor = Too many of my favorite things in the same place all at once. I remember this interview… it’s great to see it come to life in comics form. Looking forward to the next installment!

  3. Ward Sutton

    Very cool piece with two greats going head to head! Love the artwork, Sean - esp the opener, the theater production, and a great Jon Stewart and Colbert set!

  4. Rich Dailey

    The corporate agenda is still there, only it’s disguise has been perfected. Now the kids cheer for Colbert and Daily (no relation, no ‘E’), they clap and two-finger whistle for the agenda, they just don’t know it. We don’t know what we don’t know. Harvey knows I’m right about this.

    I haunted Cleveland back in the late seventies and early eighties. Gray snow, soot on the sills, but great memories sprinkled with melancholy. You can go back again, but who wants to? Anything with/about Harvey brings it back. Great cartoon. Thanks…RD

  5. Douglas Rushkoff & Harvey Pekar in Comic Form « Vol. 1 Brooklyn

    [...] Rushkoff & Harvey Pekar in Comic Form Jump to Comments Over at SMITH Mag, Sean Pryor draws up Harvey Pekar talking to Douglas [...]

  6. Josh Neufeld

    Good in-depth stuff here, and Sean’s art (and colors!) really brings it to life

  7. Harvey Pekar Kibbitzin’ With Douglas Rushkoff on Pekar Project

    [...] Sean Pryor illustrated the latest web comic on the Pekar Project which features Harvey Pekar and Douglas Rushkoff together Kibbitzin’ About How Life Got Incorporated. [...]

  8. E

    Thank you for your work.

  9. Harvey Pekar Comic on Corporatism - Candlelight Stories

    [...] Magazine has a new Harvey Pekar comic strip about how corporatism influences everything people do and [...]

  10. Strip tegen corporatisme | Kort Amerikaans

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  11. whatif

    sometimes it isn’t ‘corporate’ to change things.. it just happens you have to dumb things down if you want reach more people.. how many things do you buy that make your life simpler? Do you really want to churn your own butter? make your own bullets? etc.. so as with life’s daily travels, those stories are also simplified for easier consumption.. that is the main agenda.. sure there are the other’s, but money is the main motive - rent is real for everyone

  12. A.D. and The Pekar Project | Billy's Blog

    [...] style of frame-to-frame transitions.  A lot of his work is duo specific, but very few, such as Pekar & Rushkoff Kibbitzin’ How Life Got Incorporated are picture specific.  Harvey Pekar’s work flows very well; it follows the Choice of Flow [...]

  13. C

    This is wonderful. Thank you to all involved.

  14. Douglas Rushkoff Interviews Harvey Pekar – in Comic Form | Technoccult


  15. Maus

    Excellent works and pieces. I would like to see the literary mirrors of the past shattered & some etchings cover the present and the future disadventures of Harvey Pekar.

  16. Nearly A Nerd.com » Blog Archive » Pekar Project: Kibbitzin’ about how Life got Incorporated

    [...] webcomic series.  I put together a PDF download of the first part of the latest story “Kibbitzin’ How Life Got Incorporated” but please please please visit the Pekar Project at Smith Magazine and pick up some of [...]

  17. cinemateus

    sad to hear the news.
    peace pekar

  18. axolotl

    all my respect to the great pekar.

    regards from Chile.

  19. John McIntosh

    Great stuff! Lifted me after hearing about Harvey’s demise. The legacy that Pekar leaves is the connection he creates with those who seek the truth. He had an amazing talent for defining our place in the world. Harvey, you are a modern day Van Gogh and I miss you terribly.

  20. Rick Parker

    Enjoyed this very strip very much, Sean. Thanks! It has that “ring of truth” to it that was so important to Mr. Pekar.

  21. links for 2010-12-14

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  22. Christian

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  23. Emilia

    I’ve really eneoyjd following you, and I have to say that I’m disappointed to see you completely pull out of social media. I do understand I did a Lenten social media fast last year, and it was great for me but since I almost never check my RSS feeds any more, I rely on Twitter to alert me to new content, and I’m sad I’m going to miss that from you. I guess I could start checking my feeds.In the end, you have to do what makes sense for you. Twitter has been such a valuable professional resource for me that I can’t imagine giving it up entirely, but for others like yourself, the ROI just hasn’t been there. I had almost given up Facebook for dead, but then I friended a bunch of people in my new department and it’s been a great way to build relationships real relationships that play out in Real Life with them.I read Rushkoff’s book recently as well, and while I felt he had wise things to say, I thought he was over-the-top with his warnings. I still think one can manage a life that includes connections to people we know online, rather than choose between programming and being programmed. But I absolutely respect the decisions of those, like you, who see the need to draw a line. I may be there someday myself.I still hope to meet up someday with you, maybe at one of those ASEE meetings we discussed a while back.

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    I am a student from India. I tried it last year. Completely baennd social media, unsubscribed from useless mailing lists. I did it for five months. It removed anxiety in me. I have a lot of time. So I exercised, washed the clothes myself, had enough sleep, completed all the home works in time. That semester I have achieved the highest GPA of my college life. After 5 months, I went back to twitter and facebook, and found myself drawn back. I am not up to date with technology. I would have increased my contacts on a great scale. So, I started using them again. Now am not any more addicted to facebook or twitter, but visit them less frequently 3-4 times a day and even more sometimes, but only after my work is done

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