Episode 194: Jared Konopitski

Jared Konopitski is the guest for Episode 194. Konopitiski is an artist and illustrator. His work has been exhibited in a large number of museums, festivals, and galleries. Locally, the Crocker Art Museum has featured his work. Nationally, he had art on display in The Smithsonian and The Mutter Museum. In addition, he painted a mural for Wide Open Walls in 2018. Both the Juxtapoz Magazine and The New Yorker featured Jared’s art.

In this episode of the Sacramento podcast Jared and Johnny chat about realizing Juggalo and “gigolo” are too similar to be a coincidence; why people get upset when someone new moves to your city; the rumor of The No-Legged Kid of E.T.; the origins of Rattlesnake Dick’s name; how to get justice for your Halloween pumpkin; the influence of Mark Kistler’s Imagination Station; the reasons a young Jared that all genitals were completely different from person to person; when the world finally went from black and white to color; and the art scene from turn of the century.

Jared Konopitski Mural for Wide Open Walls, Serious Talk. Seriously. podcast

Rattlesnake Dick, Jared Konopitski
The Legend of Rattlesnake Dick

Thank you for listening, Listeners, to my conversation with Jared Konopitski. Be sure to follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and at his website.

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Featured music
“Serious Talk Theme Song” by Leah and Nicole
“Hungaria” by Latché Swing
“Serious Talk Theme Song (Quick Version)” by Leah and Nicole

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