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What is Biblio-Curiosa?

The do-it-yourself publishing aesthetic. A conversation with Chris Mikul about Biblio-Curiosa and the small world of fanzines.

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A Bird on the Branch of Tomorrow

Speaking from his New Delhi apartment, author Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee chats about his new book The Town Slowly Empties, and of life and art and the problem of getting a haircut during a pandemic. David Kerekes chats back.

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33 Trapped Chilean Miners

We were recently prompted to dig out this short interview from the archives. SIMON MORRIS, perhaps best-known for his work with Ceramic Hobs, died earlier this year. In the interview below, conducted in 2012, Simon talked about Ceramic Hobs, mad pride, conspiracy theories, and Chilean miners. Simon’s first book, Consumer Guide, has recently been republished by Amphetamine Sulphate.

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The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage

Once upon a time it was common for quirky independent short films to play theatrically in Britain as support to a main feature. But this wasn’t the case for The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage (1969), a quirky thirteen-plus-minute short that starred the Bonzo Dog Band. David Kerekes discusses the matter with Sausage writer/editor/director, David Korr.

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Finding Antonio

One of the most controversial artists of the British adult comic movement in the 1970s and 1980s, ANTONIO GHURA created and self-published some of the funniest, most outrageous comics ever to make it into print. In this archive article/interview, David Kerekes discusses Antonio’s work and Underground publishing in Great Britain at a time when obscenity busts were commonplace.

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Where Is Mozlandia?

Author Melissa Mora Hidalgo talks about Morrissey, The Smiths, fans, and her new book.

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On Joy Devotion

Dr. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike tells us about her upcoming Headpress title, Joy Devotion: The Importance of Ian Curtis and Fan Culture on the fanatical fan culture surrounding Joy Division.

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Fight Your Own War

Editor and contributor Jennifer Wallis talks about power electronics, noise culture, and her new book.

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

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