Jesse R. Lucas

Jesse Lucas lives in Louisville, Kentucky. With the help of his wife and trusty dog Fox, he's able to avoid sleep and make comics instead.

Stories By Jesse R. Lucas

My Roommate the Prostitute

At first, the quiet girl from Craigslist seemed like a great match—we had just the occasional tangle over cats and cleanup. And then the men started coming over.

When Mommy and Daddy Took the Toys Away

Hold those sleigh bells, Santa: A growing number of Americans are rethinking the urge to pamper their kids with playthings. But should this minimalist approach become the next big...

The Abandoned Garden of Prospect Park

The Vale of Cashmere is an Alice-in-Wonderland kind of place, home to overgrown weeds, murder, and intense writerly contemplation.

My Childhood in an Apocalyptic Cult

A clandestine cult with twenty children to a room, no outside music, movies or books, and no contact beyond the compound. For the first fifteen years of my life, this was my...