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Book | Vintage Tattoo Flash: Volume 2 Out October 17, 2017

  Vintage Tattoo Flash: Volume 2 By Jonathan Shaw In Vintage Tattoo Flash: Volume 2, Jonathan Shaw unearths more gems from his extensive and world-renowned collection of traditional American tattoo art. Comprised entirely of previously unseen and unpublished work, Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off—contributing a new and important body of […]

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New Book | “Feminism From A to Z” Introduces Teens to Feminist History

  With women’s rights under continuous attack, it has never been more important for teen girls to learn the history of the brave women who fought for equality and justice before them. Magination Press, the children’s and teens’ book imprint of the American Psychological Association, is making just such a resource available with a new […]

Art

“Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored” by John Lydon

    Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored From the legendary frontman of the Sex Pistols, comes the complete, unvarnished story of his life in his own words. John Lydon is an icon—one of the most recognizable and influential cultural figures of the last forty years. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer […]

Fashion

“Denim Dudes” Photo Book | Street Style Vintage Workwear Obsession

www.laurenceking.com Denim Dudes is a street style book with a difference. As well as featuring key players in the global denim business, such as Jason Denham (Denham), François Girbaud, (Marithé + François Girbaud), Adriano Goldschmied (Diesel, 7 For All Mankind) and Kenichi and Kenji Shiotani (Warehouse Japan), it also explores the very best and latest denim […]

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Book | “Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir” by Alan Cumming | Must Read!

This months must read selection: Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir by Alan Cumming In his unique and engaging voice, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career. A beloved star of stage, […]

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Illinois School Board Bans Family Diversity Book

Will someone get these inbreds a time travel machine and bring them to 2012 with the rest of us!  The Erie, Illinois School Board has banned Todd Parr’s “The Family Book” from being used in its elementary school after parents complained that on one page, it mentions that “some families have two moms or two dads.” They argued that […]

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Book: “Brilliant Ideas I Had While Stoned Notebook”

Brilliant Ideas I Had While Stoned Notebook Some of the greatest creative minds in the world can credit some of their success to a little inhaled inspiration—including Stephen King, Tarantino, and pretty much every musician ever. It’s pretty well known that there’s a link between creativity and cannabis, but unfortunately the same can be said […]

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Book: Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation

 What causes a child to grow up gay or straight? In this book, neuroscientist Simon LeVay summarizes a wealth of scientific evidence that points to one inescapable conclusion: Sexual orientation results primarily from an interaction between genes, sex hormones, and the cells of the developing body and brain. LeVay helped create this field in 1991 […]

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Elton John to publish AIDS book, ‘Love is the Cure’

Why am I imagining a pop up book with pop out feather boas and scratch and sniff Elton John signature glasses? Known for his wacky doodle choice of clothing, Elton keeps it real, real serious with his “stories of close encounters with people like Ryan White, Freddie Mercury, and many others, he will convey the personal […]

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“Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities” Book

Selectism featured Vahram Muratyan’s work a while back. He continues the series with a new book, Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities featuring 105 colourful illustrations poking fun at two idiosyncratic cities. As Cool Hunting“Muratyan presents his unique observations in this delightful book, featuring visually striking graphics paired with witty, thought-provoking taglines that celebrate the special details of each […]

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“Gay Men Don’t Get Fat”: Gay Food & Straight Food? (Book)

First reaction to title, “What a fucking prissy little asshole!” Then I decided to read the article like my boyfriend suggests, before I blow a gasket over the title. This can’t be as awful as it sounds ,right? The humor is obvious, quite hilarious at times and not a bit subtle, but cements century old […]

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‘South Pole: The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913′ Book

Although it’s a piece of history learned by every British student, the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913 remains an epic story of life and boundless bravery unknown to many. Featuring a collection of stunning black-and-white photography alongside entries from Scott’s harrowing diary, this volume starkly presents this well-documented journey.  (Assouline)

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(Book) Public Sex in New York City ” Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public”

Fascinating! An activity happening everyday, yet not talked about and definitely not sketched out or drawn from memory. But talking about public, anonymous sex would take the excitement away, no? This is where many LGBT kids learn the birds and the bees. Mike Enders Public Sex in New York City In Petite Mort: Recollections of a […]

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Gay Mormons? | Book

Blog Entry by  MY BLAHG I just wanted to let people know about this book. About a year and a half ago, my brother-in-law, Brent, realized he is gay. He’s an active LDS guy, so for a long time he didn’t even consider that he might be gay. (He just wasn’t interested in girls because, you know, he […]

Art Music

“Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind” Book

via Selectism NPR’s All Songs points our attention to a new book by Jacob McMurray that looks to dissect the rise and commercial success of the grunge movement and a look into the history of punk from the perspective of the Pacific Northwest. Taking Punk to the Masses looks to open with a discussion of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie.” […]

Fashion

London Tattoos: ALEX MACNAUGHTON Wants You for Book

AWARD WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER AND AUTHOR OF THREE BOOKS ON THE LONDON STREET ART SCENE, ALEX MACNAUGHTON IS EMBARKING ON HIS LATEST PROJECT. – LONDON TATTOOS SETS OUT TO DOCUMENT HOW TATTOOS CAN BE A REFLECTION OF LONDONERS’ UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS AND LIFESTYLES, THROUGH CONTEMPORARY PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY. THE RESULTS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN A BOOK LATER IN […]

Art

I love all Things Taschen Touches (Books)

It’s not to early to start making your 2011 Christmas list. Taschen has a way of making all subjects a visual orgasm. You may have seen one of the most popular books titled Big Penis Book. Perhaps looked at it from across the room with longing, coming hither fuck me eyes? This newest book on photographers is a must […]