This is the Internet repository for work done by K. Thor Jensen. I am still entering old work into the site, so please bear with me. This front page will present work that I think is of the most interest, but please feel free to dig into the categories above for much more.
I am the editorial director for The Ball Report, a project of the Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation designed to raise awareness of balls in all their forms.
I’m fascinated with the process of becoming a product. The advent of recorded sound turned song – which was previously performed by families in their living rooms – into a product to be consumed. And 21st century celebrity culture has managed to render individuals into cultural products of their own.
But sometimes an individual comes along who is queerly resistant to the process of commodification, even as they willfully consent to it. Farrah Abraham, consciously or otherwise, is one such person. MORE
I drew the cover for issue #51 of Roctober, the best music magazine in the world. It was the special Comedy & Novelty Records issue, a subject after my own heart, and it’s the first cover I’ve done for the magazine in something like 15 years of working with them. I’m super happy with how it turned out and it looks even better in print.