A skateboarding road trip celebrating the institution of the skatepark in America’s small towns.
Charting the rise of sleazy pulp fiction — and questionable nonfiction — from the 1940s onward, Hip Pocket Sleaze examines the erotic and enduringly shocking works of an era when print was king and kinky.
Jam-packed with rare photographs, advertisements, and VHS sleeves (most of which have never been seen), an edifying, laugh-out-loud guide through the dusty inventory of the greatest video store that never existed.
The first and final word on the story of the horror film fanzine — a literary Wild West — from its roots in the mimeographed sci-fi mags of the 1930s to today’s prozines and blogs.
Was Leatherface really Nixon? Discover how The Texas Chain Saw Massacre satirized the Watergate nightmare. Author Martin Harris talks about his compelling new book, Leatherface vs Tricky Dick.
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Chris Mikul’s amazing My Favourite Dictators differs from most books about dictators — and indeed most other history books. It gives a comprehensive account of their rise to power and the reasons behind it, but the focus is on their personal lives, including their often hyperactive sex lives.
With brilliant illustrations by Glenn Smith.
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Author Martin Harris reads from his book, Leatherface vs Tricky Dick
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