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Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black

Author : Cookie Mueller
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Cookie trips through her forty-year odyssey on this planet--from LSD to shopping at the A&P, from birthing Max to shooting Pink Flamingos Cookie trips through her forty-year odyssey on this planet -- from LSD to shopping at the A&P, from birthing Max to shooting Pink Flamingos. The echoes of her passionate commitments will ring in your ears. It is a tragedy to have lost her. Fortunately, along with the memories, she left us this marvellous testament to her intrepid zest for living.

Ask Dr Mueller

Author : Cookie Mueller
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Ask Dr. Mueller captures the glamour and grittiness of Cookie Mueller's life and times. Here are previously unpublished stories - wacky as they are enlightening - along with favorites from Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black and other publications. Also the best of Cookie's art columns from Details magazine, and the funniest of her advice columns from the East Village Eye, on everything from homeopathic medicine to how to cut your cocaine with a healthy substance. This collection is as much an autobiography as it is a map of downtown New York in the early ?80s - that moment before Bright Lights, Big City, before the art world exploded, before New York changed into a yuppie metropolis, while it still had a glimmer of bohemian life.

Streetwise German

Author : Paul Graves
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Have you always wanted to speak German like a native? Containing 15 humorous, down-to-earth dialogues, Streetwise German contains the colloquial language and slang that will make you sound authentic. Exercises and brief grammar notes help you practice what you have learned. At last, a way to learn the German you won't hear in class!

Up is Up But So is Down

Author : Brandon Stosuy
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More than one hundred and twenty-five images and more than eighty texts--including flyers, zines, newsprint weeklies, book covers, and more--capture the spontaneity of New York's downtown literary scene between 1974 and 1992, offering profiles of Spalding Gray, Lynne Tillman, Eric Bogosian, Kathy Acker, Miguel Pi¤ero, and other writers. Simultaneous.

What it Means to Write About Art

Author : Jarrett Earnest
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The most comprehensive portrait of art criticism ever assembled, as told by the leading writers of our time. In the last fifty years, art criticism has flourished as never before. Moving from niche to mainstream, it is now widely taught at universities, practiced in newspapers, magazines, and online, and has become the subject of debate by readers, writers, and artists worldwide. Equal parts oral history and analysis of craft, What It Means to Write About Art offers an unprecedented overview of American art writing. These thirty in-depth conversations chart the role of the critic as it has evolved from the 1960s to today, providing an invaluable resource for aspiring artists and writers alike. John Ashbery recalls finding Rimbaud’s poetry through his first gay crush at sixteen; Rosalind Krauss remembers stealing the design of October from Massimo Vignelli; Paul Chaat Smith details his early days with Jimmy Durham in the American Indian Movement; Dave Hickey talks about writing country songs with Waylon Jennings; Michele Wallace relives her late-night and early-morning interviews with James Baldwin; Lucy Lippard describes confronting Clement Greenberg at a lecture; Eileen Myles asserts her belief that her negative review incited the Women’s Action Coalition; and Fred Moten recounts falling in love with Renoir while at Harvard. Jarrett Earnest’s wide-ranging conversations with critics, historians, journalists, novelists, poets, and theorists—each of whom approach the subject from unique positions—illustrate different ways of writing, thinking, and looking at art. Interviews with Hilton Als, John Ashbery, Bill Berkson, Yve-Alain Bois, Huey Copeland, Holland Cotter, Douglas Crimp, Darby English, Hal Foster, Michael Fried, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, Dave Hickey, Siri Hustvedt, Kellie Jones, Chris Kraus, Rosalind Krauss, Lucy Lippard, Fred Moten, Eileen Myles, Molly Nesbit, Jed Perl, Barbara Rose, Jerry Saltz, Peter Schjeldahl, Barry Schwabsky, Paul Chaat Smith, Roberta Smith, Lynne Tillman, Michele Wallace, and John Yau.

Language Arts

Author : Cedar Sigo
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San Francisco poet Cedar Sigo’s third collection is a lively spectacle that compels the reader with its syncopated rhythms.

Headpress Guide to the Counter Culture

Author : Temple Drake
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An indispensable sampling of the vast assortment of publications which exist as an adjunct to the mainstream press, or which promote themes and ideas that may be defined as pop culture, alternative, underground or subversive. Updated and revised from the pages of the critically acclaimed Headpress journal, this is an enlightened and entertaining guide to the counter culture - including everything from cult film, music, comics and cutting-edge fiction, by way of its books and zines, with contact information accompanying each review.

Abel Ferrara

Author : Brad Stevens
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From the Driller Killer - a victim of the original video nasty' panic - to Bad Lieutenant, Ferrara's films have attracted both controversy for their extreme subject matter and admiration for their fine acting: Harvey Keitel, Christopher Walken, Madonna, Lili Taylor and Willem Dafoe all gave their finest performances under Ferrara's direction. Now Brad Stevens has subjected Ferrara's output to exhaustive analysis and uncovers a tender heart beating beneath the excessive imagery.'

Foucault Live

Author : Michel Foucault
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The most accessible and exhaustive introduction to Foucault's thought to date, including every extant interview made by Foucault from the mid-60s until his death in 1984. Currently in its fourth printing, Foucault Live is the most accessible and exhaustive introduction to Foucault's thought to date. Composed of every extant interview made by Foucault from the mid-60s until his death in 1984, Foucault Live sheds new light on the philosopher's ideas about friendship, the intent behind his classical studies, while clarifying many of the professional and popular misinterpretations of his ideas over the course of his career. As Gilles Deleuze noted, "the interviews in this book go much further than anything Foucault ever wrote, and they are indispensable in understanding his life work." Most notably, Foucault Live includes interviews he made with the gay underground press during his stays in America during the 1970s. In them, Foucault suggests that homosexuality presents a new paradigm for ways of living beyond the predictable, binary couple. All of the philosopher's interests, from madness and delinquency to film and sexuality, and their resultant writings, are probed by knowledgeable critics and journalists. After reading this book, the reader can explore key notions such as episteme, savoir and connaissance, archeology, and archive, without the knitted brow that plagued Foucault's public when he was alive. This is the guide to Foucault's life as an agent provocateur in the world of philosophy and scholarship.

Deathtripping

Author : Jack Sargeant
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An illustrated history, account and critique of he Cinema of Transgression', providing a long-overdue and comprehensice documentation of this essential, modern sociological and cultural movement. With a brief history of underground film, and studies of seminal influences including Warhol, Kenneth Anger, Jack Smith, George and Mike Kuchar and John Waters and interviews with Richard Kern and Nick Zedd, this is an extensive illustrated film guide with synopses and critiques of key works of transgressive cinema and related films.'

Book Review Digest

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Excerpts from and citations to reviews of more than 8,000 books each year, drawn from coverage of 109 publications. Book Review Digest provides citations to and excerpts of reviews of current juvenile and adult fiction and nonfiction in the English language. Reviews of the following types of books are excluded: government publications, textbooks, and technical books in the sciences and law. Reviews of books on science for the general reader, however, are included. The reviews originate in a group of selected periodicals in the humanities, social sciences, and general science published in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. - Publisher.

Social Overload

Author : Henri Pierre Jeudy
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The first English-language collection from the noted Belgian critic Henri-Pierre Jeudy—a viable alternative to pomo nihilism. “History gives the appearance of being written as it unfolds: image events are becoming the only reality. The landscape of ideas seems to be building back on the ruins of ideologies. Theoretical violence has been retired to the museum of thought, even if the theory market is doing well.”

Zapatistas

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The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC), a service of the University of Texas at Austin, provides the full text of "Zapatistas! Documents of the New Mexican Revolution," originally published by Autonomedia. "Zapatistas" contains the English language text of Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) communiques, interviews, letters, and essays from December 31, 1993-June 12, 1994. The EZLN is based in Chiapas, Mexico.

Psychedelics Reimagined

Author : Thomas Lyttle
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Cultural Writing. Introduced by Timothy Leary, this collection of essays, photographs and research seeks to establish the scientific legitimacy of psychedelic studies. Important, very informative, and an additional valuable contribuition to the psychedelic movement --Dr. Albert Hoffman, inventor of LSD-25. As Hakim Bey writes in the Foreword: The 'doors of perception' --that's the first step. The second step is opening the doors of perception. Then --going through. Next --learning that there are no doors of perception. Then --going back outside and alerting everyone else to the wonders beyond the doors.

X texts

Author : Derek Pell
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Derek Pell is a wordplay master and parodist of great wit and cunning. In this volume, he sets his sights on some of the classics of dirty literature, producing such masterpieces as Naked Lunch at Tiffanys, Up Fanny Hill, Sexlus, and Lady Chatterleys Loafer.

Cracking the Movement

Author : ADILKNO.
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Compelling and instructive tales of autonomous adventure and humorous mayhem from within the Dutch squatter’s movement of the 1980s. Accounts of playful and spontaneous intransigence, theoretic burlesque, strategies of disappearance, and narrative collage recuperate a situation that had been skewed to fit mass media’s general take on all things subversive.

Writer s Guide to Book Editors Publishers and Literary Agents 1999 2000

Author : Jeff Herman
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Over the years, "Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents has helped thousands of writers just like you get their books published. With the best and most up-to-date listings of key book publishing insiders, "Writer's Guide gets you past the reject piles and into the hands of the right people. Nowhere else will you find the detail, the insight, the depth. Nowhere else will you find the solid inside information. "Writer's Guide is your key to book publishing success. It gets you inside. It gets you noticed. Your talent will do the rest. "Beats the pants off "Writer's Market." --Michael Werner, coauthor of "Databases for Businesses and "Using Lotus 1-2-3 "This guide started my book publishing career." --Marcos McPeek Villatoro, author of "A Fire in the Earth, They Say That I Am Two, and "Walking to La Milpa "The finest lead source that I've ever seen. A must buy for every writer, published or not!" --Derek Savage, author of "The Second Coming and "The Dancer "Invaluable information, from query letter to book proposal. This book has made my dreams come true." --Eileen Oster, author of "The Healing Mind "This book got my foot in the door." --Wynn Goldsmith, writer "A masterpiece. I have never found so much practical information in this type of book before." --Walter Lambert, author of "Healing the Trauma of Divorce "As a writer and literary agent, this book has been invaluable." --Mary N. Oluonye, O-Squared Literary Agency "Jeff Herman has crammed a generous helping of information and advice into this invaluable book." --Paul Nathan, "Publishers Weekly ""Writer's Guide haseclipsed both "Literary Market Place and "Writer's Market as a source of projects for our agency. At least a third of our sales last year came as a result of this book." --Michael Snell, Michael Snell Literary Agency About the Author /Jeff Herman is founder of The Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers. He has sold hundreds of titles and represents dozens of top authors.

Writer s Guide to Book Editors Publishers and Literary Agents 2002 2003

Author : Jeff Herman
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This one-of-a-kind reference provides critical information on securing publishing contracts.

High Risk

Author : Amy Scholder
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A collection of writings addresses "high risk" subject matter such as illicit sex and transgressive behavior and features contributions by progressive writers such as William Burroughs and Kathy Acker

Blue Tide

Author : Mike Jay
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The Rig Veda, the earliest sacred text of the ancient Indo-Europeans, includes dozens of hymns in praise of this psychedelic plant which, when drunk, takes its subjects to the realm of the gods. But, in the later Hindu tradition, soma is declared to have been lost, and its use abandoned. The botanical identity of soma remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of the ancient world. Blue Tide tells the story of the search for soma, and uses a diverse range of approachestravel and ethnography, science and narrative history, detective story and first-person drug experiencesto examine the question of its nature and identity. The search takes the author from drug rituals in Brazilian churches to the high Indus Valley in the Himalayas. In doing so, it sheds light not just on the identity of soma but on the broader mystery of the original relationship between psychedelic drugs and religion. Both claim to offer the key to experiencing the divine, and their histories are characterized by struggle and conflict.