Monday, September 18, 2017 at 12:41PM
Drew Wolfe

Harvey Pekar

Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.

It makes you feel good to know that there's other people afflicted like you. 

Comics are words and pictures. You can do anything with words and pictures.

I think comics have far more potential than a lot of people realize. 

There was a survey done a few years ago that affected me greatly. It was discovered that intelligent people either estimate their intelligence accurately or slightly underestimate themselves, but stupid people overestimate their intelligence and by huge margins. (And these were things like straight up math tests, not controversial IQ tests.)

I'm as big as snob as they come, but money is a terrible barometer of a person's worth. The standard I used is what a person is choosing to do with his life. So for me a struggling musician (someone dedicated to their craft, not some slacker) is much better than some lame investment banker. 

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