Let's just say that the Perpetual Misery of Cleveland has been in the news again lately, and acknowledge that no one was better at a) articulating it and b) rising above it than Harvey Pekar.
via Cleveland Plain DealerHarvey Pekar has died at the age of 70. As Rob Harvilla writes on Sound of the City, Comic book icon, brief Hollywood star (via 2003's American Splendor, coming soon to thousands of Netflix queues near you), thoughtful jazz critic (here he is on free-jazz deity and f ... More >>
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