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Review: The Accidental Gentrifist Looks at the Really White Vigilante

Reprinted from the Austinist, a noble experiment in documenting a city and its social stratas that ended a couple years ago.  I met lots of people who sweated and worked hard to make the website interesting, fun and provocative, and Benjamin Reed‘s 2007 review of my satirical comic book started a long friendship:

DECEMBER 17, 2007

The Accidental Gentrifist Reviews Tales of the Really White Vigilante

Gentrification

Benjamin Reed

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My Onion Interview

Onion Interview
In 2007, I took some time off from painting to work on a book.  Unbeknownst to me, the story I was about to write was a bit more autobiographical than I ever wanted to admit at the time, and the project took on the format of a comic book.  In November, shortly after the book’s publication, I was interviewed by Sean O’Neal of the AV Club, and my interview appearing in the Onion. Continue reading