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Derf Backderf on censorship, counterculture & ‘My Friend Dahmer’

John “Derf” Backderf — the graphic novelist who wrote My Friend Dahmer, Trashed and the comic strip, The City — visited us earlier this month. Derf also allowed us to interview him. He discussed: getting fired from his first job “for general tastelessness.” counterculture (In … Continue reading

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Meet John ‘Derf’ Backderf, author of ‘My Friend Dahmer’

Some of the authors who visit us discuss Ray Bradbury, Laura Ingalls Wilder, or linguistics. But only one of them can talk about going to high school with the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper John “Derf” Backderf, … Continue reading

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