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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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Travel

One Of Our Dictators Is Missing

North Korean Kim Jong-un recently disappeared, was believed dead, and reappeared. The last thing anyone needs right now is the death of an erratic dictator.

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News & Book Excerpts

My Favourite Dictators And Why

Dictators may be among the worst people in history, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t laugh at them. In My Favourite Dictators, CHRIS MIKUL tells the stories of eleven of the twentieth century’s most colourful and reviled human beings. Here he explains how and why he came to write his book, and who is in it. Illustations by Glenn Smith.

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News & Book Excerpts

Chris Mikul Picks His 5 Favourite Eccentrics

Bizarrism is a collection of strange-but-true tales, featuring a grand parade of eccentrics, visionaries, crackpots, cult leaders, artists, theorists and outsiders of every stripe. First published in 1999, and out of print for years, Headpress has now released a new, fully revised and expanded edition that revisits a host of unique individuals. Here Bizarrism and Eccentropedia author Chris Mikul shares five of his favourite eccentrics from his personal database of … singular personalities.

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

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