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Cheap Novelties Is a Time Warp Back to a Faded Idea of New York City

There’s a fake newspaper ad near the end of Cheap Novelties: The Pleasure of Urban Decay that more or less captures the essence of cartoonist Ben Katchor’s early work. “MAN-SIZED CRIB,” it cries in its headline, above a description of the fanciful product: “There is an infant in all of ... More »
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