Take Shelter; Meek’s Cutoff; The Horse of Turin — the end of everything


Timothy Krieder

Tim Kreider is an essayist and cartoonist. His first film criticism was an essay on Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut for Film Quarterly in 2000, followed by pieces on The Straight Story, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, and A.I.. He has since contributed personal essays, op-eds, and criticism to The New York Times, thenewyorker.com’s “Page-Turner” blog, al Jazeera, The Huffington Post, Men’s Journal, nerve.com, and The Comics Journal. His most recent book is We Learn Nothing (Simon & Schuster). You can find more of his writing at http://timkreider.com.

His cartoon, “The Pain–When Will It End?” ran for twelve years in the Baltimore City Paper and other alternative weeklies, and is archived at the paincomics.com. His cartoons have been collected in three books by Fantagraphics.

Tim was born and educated in Baltimore, MD. He lives in an Undisclosed Location on the Chesapeake Bay. He has had the same goddamn cat for nineteen years.