Reporters' Roundtable: Remembering Harvey Pekar and Tuli Kupferberg

This week, Forward contributors Paul Buhle and Steve Dalachinsky speak with Josh Nathan-Kazis, host of the Reporters’ Roundtable, about comic book artist and graphic novelist Harvey Pekar, and about Bohemian artist Tuli Kupferberg of the rock group The Fugs. Buhle and Dalichinsky share their personal recollections of Pekar and Kupferberg, both of whom died on July 12. The panelists also discuss the common threads shared by both artists: peacenick politics and knack for interpreting pop culture.

Watch a clip of Pekar’s classic Letterman appearance here.

Watch videos on Kupferberg’s YouTube channelhere and here.

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