1 hr 11 min

Jay Ruttenberg– Editor of the Lowbrow Reader + Connoisseur of Tasteless Humor MAKE MOVES

    • Society & Culture

Jay Ruttenberg – Jay's love of the movie Billy Madison prompted him to start a zine dedicated to lowbrow humor, and in the process he invented a new cultural space for the finest journalists in America to write about comedy.

Jay discuss: how the movie Billy Madison changed his life; transitioning from writing about indie rock to starting a comedy zine, smart culture, interviewing one of the Beatles, getting connected to Drag City, why the Lowbrow Reader has to be great or it isn't worth doing at all

Jay Ruttenberg – Jay's love of the movie Billy Madison prompted him to start a zine dedicated to lowbrow humor, and in the process he invented a new cultural space for the finest journalists in America to write about comedy.

Jay discuss: how the movie Billy Madison changed his life; transitioning from writing about indie rock to starting a comedy zine, smart culture, interviewing one of the Beatles, getting connected to Drag City, why the Lowbrow Reader has to be great or it isn't worth doing at all

1 hr 11 min

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