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Sun Jan 11, 2015, 12:44 PM

 

"they got subsidized by some bigger publication. Some mainstream successful thing." [View all]

Robert Crumb confirms my suspicion that Charlie Hebdo was subsidized (as its low circulation wouldn't have supported its staff):


They had offices and staff – they seemed to have reasonable funding…

Yeah, I just read this recently that they were actually being subsidized, especially after that 2011 bombing, they got subsidized by some bigger publication. Some mainstream successful thing. It was like an old institution on the radical end of things, you know. Yeah, it doesn’t exist in the US, there’s nothing like that. It just went on for so long, you know. And it’s gonna still go on, they’re going to keep it going


Read more at http://observer.com/2015/01/legendary-cartoonist-robert-crumb-on-the-massacre-in-paris/#ixzz3OXHkxWuA

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