Literature

Into The Darkness…
A Rare Look At
The Tunnels Of San Francisco

Photos & Text from The Bold Italic In the early ’90s my friends and I used to tape flashlights to the handlebars of our bikes and go riding around in underground storm drain tunnels. There was a whole network of

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Video Daze:
The Beastie Boys

  For MCA   In the days of analog videotape, gas lamps and horse-drawn carriages, before even dial-up internet had hit my household, musical recommendations came by way of schoolyard traded mix CD-Rs, older sibling hand-me-downs, and music video television.

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Thoughts For A Dimebag

 For “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004) Steve Collins was my primary school’s resident expert on all things parentally unapproved: punk rock, horror movies, Stephen King and Sid Vicious. The introductions he made for me in

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The Victorian Blood Book

The Victorian Blood Book was a part of Evelyn Waugh‘s personal collection of Victorian texts and manuscripts, and arguably the most curious – a scrapbook put together by a loving father for his daughter’s wedding day, this book is an

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Book Review and Author Interview: Liz Worth’s PostApoc

PostApoc, by Liz Worth. Now or Never Publishing, 184 pages. The underlying anxiety of disaster fiction always stems from the question, how would we survive if the engine of industrialized civilization were to irreparably break down? Toronto-based author Liz Worth’s

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Guillermo Del Toro
Cabinet of Curiosities:
My Notebooks, Collections and Other Obsessions

OK it’s time for me to get my fanboy/nerdbrain on! On sale now is a new book entitles Guillermo Del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections and Other Obsessions and I want it! I dig his movies, but his

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Codex Seraphinianus:
The Weirdest & Most Bizarre…
Book Ever Created?

What would happen if you saw a book filled with images that reminded you of what you saw when you were fried on acid? This is just the case when I first saw the pages of the Codex Seraphinianus. These

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Not Just Another Cheap Logo:
The Story of Crass and David King

In April 2011, Steve Ignorant’s “Last Supper” tour received a contentious welcome in San Francisco. Ignorant fronted the seminal English anarcho-punk band Crass until their disbandment in 1984, but decided to tour the group’s early material once more in 2011.

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Facts:
THE NAZI SPEEDBALL

Via. World’s Best Ever Imagine a pill designed to redefine human motivation and endurance, ridding its taker from both fear and the need of sleep. Such a pill has been the subject of science fiction movies (don’t think I forgot

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GG Allin My Prison Walls
Book Review

GG Allin has always been an easy target. For most, he was just the nutball who ate his own shit. The world at large knew him only as a complete scumbag, a dirty secret, from the underbelly of society, here

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