Obadiah Baird: “I Like To Take People Out of Their Comfort Zone”

Obadiah Baird: “I Like To Take People Out of Their Comfort Zone”

This is my interview with Obadiah Baird, conducted in The Book Bin’s Rare Book Room on 8 May 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.


Topics Include:

The Audient Void, ‘zines and their influence, Dan Sauer, Fox Blue Printing, The Crimson Circle, The Book Bin, the poetry problem, Lovecraft’s influence, playing in bands, Cozeth and The Despots, ‘zines connecting punk & weird fiction, 

Book Bin origins, what’s wrong with college, the education you get from bookstores, Rare Book Room History, Cometbus & Jawbreaker, bookselling as a profession, Independent Bookstore Day, favorite rare books:

Caves of Steel by Issac Asimov

Dark Carnival by Ray Bradbury

Genius Loci By Clark Ashton Smith

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