365 Days: A Diary
A Diary by Julie Doucet
by Julie Doucet
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Canadian cartoonist Julie Doucet retired from comics in 1999 after the publication of her critically acclaimed My New York Diary. Her straightforward depictions of life as a broke artist and of her rampant id, as well as her imaginings of what she would do if she woke up as a man (for the most part, delightedly shaving her face, finding alternate uses for her penis, and dreaming about performing homosexual acts with the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz), were exhilarating for their honesty and bluntness.
That was the old Julie Doucet: Unafraid to share her dirtiest thoughts, she transformed her diaries and dream journals into comic books and welcomed the reader into her broken-down world. Because her writing was fast-paced and humorous, there was none of the residual ickiness one gets from, say, trolling certain confessional
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