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Eugene Robinson's FIGHT reviewed by Lydia Lunch

Book Reviews Eugene Robinson's FIGHT reviewed by Lydia Lunch Mar 10, 2010, 16:43 1: everything you ever wanted to know about ass-kicking but were afraid you'd get your ass kicked for asking by Eugene S. Robinson; Harper Collins, 2007 It's all down to Electricity. Energy. Matter. Motion. All creation bears the molecular memory of a […]

DEATHTRIPPING: The Extreme Underground reviewed by Lordouch

Book Reviews DEATHTRIPPING: The Extreme Underground reviewed by Lordouch By Dec 14, 2007, 07:14 --> DEATHTRIPPING: THE EXTREME UNDERGROUND by Jack Sargeant; Soft Skull Screenprint, 2007 [Editor's note: though amply revised, this is the first American edition of the author's book originally published by Creation Books, UK in 1995 under the subheading, The Cinema of […]

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT, STILL DOIN' IT: An interview with Bob Bert

Music Features BEEN THERE, DONE THAT, STILL DOIN' IT: An interview with Bob Bert By Nov 21, 2007, 04:16 --> It isn't often you get the opportunity to read about a musician who throughout his or her career has played behind the scenes. Usually, 9.9 times out of 10, there's an interview with the singer/songwriter, […]

HERBERT HUNCKE: Guilty of Everything

Book Features HERBERT HUNCKE: Guilty of Everything By Oct 24, 2007, 21:44 © Ashley Holt --> Short shrift hustler, petty thief, con artist, convicted felon, parasitic leech, life long junkie. The unsung hero of the literary underground was a mesmerizing storyteller whose collected memoirs, beautifully rendered, are infused with heartbreaking detours; detailing life lived to […]

1967

Music Features 1967 By Apr 18, 2007, 07:10 Photo © Dave Naz --> Blood buckets down the undulating walls. Invisible fists rage with super human strength and hammer the door. The ancient wood frame buckles, crumples and heaves. The empty nursery reverberates with the mournful howl of a pitiful infant, who cannot be located. I'm […]

ASSUME THE POSITION: The World Police and Fire Games

Book FeaturesASSUME THE POSITION: The World Police and Fire Games By Mar 1, 2007, 04:37 Blame it on Bobby Blake. I was still wearing knee socks and selling Girl Scout cookies when Baretta hit the air. He reminded me of my father. Or how I wanted my father to be. Only dad and Baretta were […]

THE NOT KNOWING by Cathi Unsworth

Book ReviewsTHE NOT KNOWING by Cathi Unsworth By Feb 1, 2006, 18:39 THE NOT KNOWING by Cathi Unsworth; Serpent's Tail Books, 2006 A ritual slaughter that mimics a scene from the hit film of a murdered director. Scummy lowlifes reeking of grease and glamour. Fucked out musicians splayed against a Jukebox puking Rockabilly. Sleazy publishers […]

Content BOOK review [Taschen]

Book ReviewsContent BOOK review [Taschen] By Jan 1, 2004, 19:06 CONTENT by OMA-AMO and Rem Koolhaas; Taschen Books, 2004 In spite of the ridiculously lame cover on this squat little masterpiece some mysterious force suckered me into plucking a ten-spot from my red eel-skin wallet and crumpling it onto the counter of the bookstore. I […]

DERMAPHORIA/THE CONTORTIONIST’S HANDBOOK by Craig Clevenger

Book ReviewsDERMAPHORIA/THE CONTORTIONIST'S HANDBOOK by Craig Clevenger By Sep 26, 2005, 18:52 DERMAPHORIA / THE CONTORTIONIST'S HANDBOOK by Craig Clevenger; Anchor Canada, 2006 / Harper Perennial, 2003 Christ he's HOT. Two beautifully written novels about loss, fraud, forgery, memory and intoxication. Clevenger's genius is in tackling transgressive behaviours with such sexy poetry. “I PANICKED AND […]

BOOK PIMP

Book FeaturesBOOK PIMP By Aug 1, 2006, 18:18 A decade on and dozens of books in, AKASHIC PRESS are pumping out some fantastic novels and anthologies. Here's a fistful that hit my bedside table recently: BROOKLYN NOIR 2: THE CLASSICS edited by Tim McLoughlin; Akashic Books, 2005 Brooklyn, before its devastating revitalization, which, try as […]