134 – Britney and Liberation w/ Eric Kostiuk Williams

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134 - Britney and Liberation w/ Eric Kostiuk Williams

I have a particular love of songs about how much it sucks to be famous, and true story was the world’s worst English teacher at a summer camp in China and made a bunch of mystified 12 year olds watch the video for Lucky like four times in a row to do a really bad “fill in the lyrics” worksheet. Sorry, kids! Toronto correspondent and living comics legend Eric Kostiuk Williams (@kostiukwilliams) returns to A&L to discuss the ultimate woman posting her L, Britney’s court statement regarding her legalized criminal conservatorship. We also got a segment we call “Oh Right, What’s Canada’s Doing Aboot That?”, a small gag reflex-like aside on local NY politics, how freakin HOT it is, and of course at least 10 minutes on the impact of Toxic alone. Pop in the ol earbuds, get the sink going, and do your dishes with the gentle banter of your real life friends, Lucia, OK, and Sarah, this week on dragon ball z! If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

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Episode 45 – Design and Illustration with Colleen Tighe

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Episode 45 - Design and Illustration with Colleen Tighe

We finally got Colleen Tighe (@colleentie) in the studio! We have a super fun and extensive discussion on the particulars making art for a living. Colleen is both an accomplished commercial illustrator and prolific creator of socialist art. This is a great episode for anyone grappling with their participation in capitalism and what to envision for art in post-capitalist future. We’re critical and fun at same time!! If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor (if you support us on drip, please switch over). Follow us on twitter and instagram.

Episode 41 – #FreeBritney with Eric Kostiuk Williams

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Episode 41 - #FreeBritney with Eric Kostiuk Williams

NYC went to Toronto then Toronto came to NYC!! We’re thrilled to be joined by Eric Kostiuk Williams (@kostiukwilliams) to discuss TCAF, Queers and Comics, pop star labor rights, gentrification, community, and Cher’s QANON tweet. Eric’s newest book “Our Wretched Town Hall” is available from Retrofit. If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor or https://d.rip/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram.


The Britney cyborg one: http://www.kostiukwilliams.com/babybel-wax-bodysuit

The new short stories one: http://www.kostiukwilliams.com/our-wretched-town-hall-2018

Comics for LGBTQ prisoners: http://www.abocomix.com/
Comics edited by OK to support abortion funds: http://comicsforchoice.com/

Escape the Gig Economy game: https://2019.award.amaze-berlin.de/games/2019/gigco-escape-gig-economy

Episode 17 – Art Comic with Matthew Thurber

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Episode 17 - Art Comic with Matthew Thurber


Matthew Thurber joins us as our first in-studio guest!! We discuss his new book Art Comic, now available through Drawn & Quarterly. The book has direct parallels to our lives, it’s kinda nuts, I’m still not over it. We discuss art school problems, new models, ideals, concessions, and debate the merits and pitfalls of book fairs. A big highlight is the part when we all break out Jack Smith impressions. DIY art? Conceptual art? Queer art? All eventually gets sucked up into the dreaded market. We’re gonna work together and fight our way out of this mess. We must!!

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see also episode 11 for more on Jack Smith, and probably our first or second episodes where we start to form opinions about Duchamp