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The Anthology of Rap

The Anthology of Rap

The Anthology of Rap (2010; edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois). Review by Thomas McGrath. Yale University Press’s assemblage of an Anthology of Rap is the latest milestone in ... Read More
Golden Goddesses: 25 Legendary Women of Classic Erotic Cinema 1968–1985

Golden Goddesses: 25 Legendary Women of Classic Erotic Cinema 1968–1985

Golden Goddesses: 25 Legendary Women of Classic Erotic Cinema 1968–1985 (2012; Jill Nelson). Review by John Harrison. “I made it a rule, an absolute rule for all of the films ... Read More
American Comics Go to Hell

American Comics Go to Hell

The Comics Go to Hell: A Visual History of the Devil in Comics by Fredrik Strömberg. Review by David Kerekes When I was a kid I was given a pile ... Read More
The Al Goldstein Story

The Al Goldstein Story

Why is this the most hated man in American? The Al Goldstein Story has it all... SLEAZE! TWISTED INDEFENSIBLE HUMOUR! SCATHING BLISTERING ATTACKS ON INNOCENT PEOPLE! A TOUR THROUGH THE ... Read More
Deathpile - G.R. (LP)

Deathpile – G.R. (LP)

We didn't know this when putting together Mark Goodall's Gathering of the Tribe, but are pleased to report that Deathpile's G.R.—also covered in Jennifer Wallis' book Fight Your Own War—is ... Read More
Bye, Bye, Chelsea Hotel

Bye, Bye, Chelsea Hotel

Following the closure of the doors on the very famous Chelsea Hotel, Manhattan, Headpress asked some of its authors for their comments on the matter. Here are some thoughts from ... Read More
Fan Film and Fan Edit

Fan Film and Fan Edit

David Kerekes writes about fan edits and fan films. Some months ago I chanced upon a DVD called Superhero Fan Film Collection 2005 [pictured left]. Everything about it smacked of ... Read More
Killing for Culture: All New Book and Documentary

Killing for Culture: All New Book and Documentary

We get a pretty regular email here at Headpress Towers. It unfailingly reads something like this: Hi—Is the new edition of Killing for Culture ever going to come out? Presumably not, ... Read More
HEADzine 2.6

HEADzine 2.6

GRAND GUIGNOL a dramatic entertainment of a sensational or horrific nature, originally a sequence of short pieces as performed at the Grand Guignol theatre in Paris. Warning: Images of a ... Read More
The Hippy Cult Murders

The Hippy Cult Murders

The Hippy Cult Murders (1970; Ray Stanley). Review by John Harrison. 'He was a saint to a "family" of potheads. And he led them on a freaked-out sex-and-blood bath that ... Read More