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The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn't Want You To Read!

The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn’t Want You To Read!

The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn't Want You To Read! (2010; Edited and with commentary by Jim Trombetta). Review by David Kerekes. When the Comics Magazine Association ... Read More
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
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
Dead: A Celebration of Mortality

Dead: A Celebration of Mortality

Dead: A Celebration of Mortality (2015; Charles Saatchi). Review by Jennifer Wallis. Dead: A Celebration of Mortality contains 52 short essays to coincide with the Saatchi Gallery’s 2015 exhibition of ... Read More
Thee Psychick Bible

Thee Psychick Bible

Not to seem too facile, but there is definitely an analogy to be made between the punk and new wave/industrial groups that appeared at the end of the 1970s and ... Read More
Holywoodoo

Holywoodoo

Holywoodoo: Incredibles movie posters du Ghana (Ed. Pascal Saumade). Review by David Kerekes Holywoodoo is a digest-sized collection of film posters created for the film market in Ghana, Africa. But ... Read More
The Secret History of Rock'n'Roll

The Secret History of Rock’n’Roll

The Secret History of Rock'n'Roll (2010; Christopher Knowles). Review by Thomas McGrath. In Humboldt’s Gift, Saul Bellow’s narrator Charles Citrine has an enthusiasm for reading an encyclopaedia of religion, claiming ... Read More