About Us

The Lowbrow Reader is a comedy journal that was founded in 2001. It contains long articles and funny illustrations. We have featured work by David Berman, Shelley Berman, Justin Bond, Neil Michael Hagerty, Lee Hazlewood, Patton Oswalt, Jonathan Richman, Gilbert Rogin and other great writers, cartoonists and comedians. We are based in New York City.

We have published eight issues and one book: The Lowbrow Reader Reader (Drag City, 2012).

The Lowbrow Reader is edited by Jay Ruttenberg and designed by Matthew Berube.

For any and all information, please email us at: editor@lowbrowreader.com

To order back issues, click here. To order the book, visit Amazon.com or the website of the publisher, Drag City.