Pocket Guides

A Pocket Guide to the Pocket Guide to Series (2013)

It’s fitting Kevin Huizenga loses it in his pocket guide, The Pocket Guide to Series. Not loses it in a bad way, but loses any pretense he isn’t just having a laugh with the form. The skill and talent comes from how well the laugh goes. Series is ostensibly a guide to all Huizenga’s pocket […]

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A Pocket Guide to Pleasure (2013)

By the third page of A Pocket Guide to Pleasure, it becomes clear Kevin Huizenga is having fun. He’s not messing around and not doing work, but he’s having fun. The guide doesn’t really include any tips on what kind of form and content give pleasure, except this guide does give pleasure so maybe one […]

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A Pocket Guide to Objects (2013)

What’s A Pocket Guide to Objects about? Guess what, not objects. Not really. Sort of. Maybe. The pamphlet or comic or book is itself an object, which Kevin Huizenga wrote while listening to Beethoven. A lot of the concepts he actually does discuss–I thought when he said “objects” he meant something simple like how to […]

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