I had the supreme pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Jeffrey Kaufman via Skype. I must say, this man is hilarious. Never in my life have I done an interview with someone who made me laugh for almost an hour and a half. We spoke about Whore, his new graphic novel, as well as a plethora of other things in comic industry. Kaufman was open and honest on every topic, never hesitating to express his true feelings. I appreciated the candor and hope that you enjoy this as much as I did.
Geeks of Doom: How are you doing today?
Jeffrey Kaufman: Itâ€™s been that kind of day for me today. I did a radio show earlier today, itâ€™s kind of funny itâ€™s one of those shows where the D.J.s just beat the crap out of you for a half hour. (laughter)
GoD: How was that? Enjoyable?
JK: In a BDSM kind of way, but it was one of those fun times where you just try to just roll with it. Whatâ€™s always funny about that is that everyone always says the same thing about it “oh, youâ€™re just trying to get attention.” No, I was actually shooting to have half the stores not carry my books,Â that was the goal. Itâ€™s amazing, people go “oh youâ€™re just trying to be controversial.” Â Yeah, thatâ€™s what I was doing. (sarcasm) But my intention was to, no matter how the book got reviewed, to get my ass kicked by every store owner on the planet, yeahâ€¦ that was the goal. (laughter)
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