Category Archives: art

Gail Caldwell Remembers Friend Caroline Knapp

Let's Take the Long Way Home Gail Caldwell remembers her friend and fellow alcoholic writer Caroline Knapp in this lovely book, let’s take the long way home. A must read!

Read the fullĀ review on Salon.

Gail Caldwell is the chief book critic for the Boston Globe…(read more from Wikipedia.)

Caroline Knapp wrote Drinking, A Love Story, which recounted her 20 year battle with alcoholism. Although she won that battle, she died of lung cancer in 2002.

Cartoonist John Callahan Dies at 59

John Callahan CartoonThis quadriplegic, alcoholic artist, whose controversial cartoons pushed the boundaries of propriety with often shocking and offensive work, died yesterday at age 59.

read the Washington Post obituary

Washington Post
By T. Rees Shapiro
Thursday July 29, 2010

The cartoons live on at Callahan Online.