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Shooting the Moon by Brian Willems

Shooting the Moon

Brian Willems

May 2015

The first book to examine the multiple and contradictory strategies for putting the moon on film.

Pop Grenade by Matthew Collin

Pop Grenade

From Public Enemy to Pussy Riot - Dispatches from Musical Frontlines

Matthew Collin

May 2015

Thrilling reportage from raves, riots and rebellions documents how rebels with a cause use music as a force for change.

Twerking to Turking by EDA Collective

Twerking to Turking

Everyday Analysis - Volume 2

EDA Collective

May 2015

Analysing the signs of everyday life in an ABC of modern phenomena from Advertising to Language, Sport to Education, Film and TV to Work and Play, and Politics to Comic Universes.

Tentacles Longer Than Night by Eugene Thacker

Tentacles Longer Than Night

Horror of Philosophy vol. 3

Eugene Thacker

Apr 2015

Systematic, comprehensive exploration of the links between philosophy, religion, and the horror genre.

Media Against Democracy, The by Thomas Field

Media Against Democracy, The

Thomas Field

Apr 2015

A radical critique of existing institutions.

Diet of Austerity, A by Elaine Graham-Leigh

Diet of Austerity, A

Class, Food and Climate Change

Elaine Graham-Leigh

Apr 2015

How and why the working class are being blamed for climate change, and what we can do about it.

Hidden Valleys: Haunted by the Future by Justin Barton

Hidden Valleys: Haunted by the Future

Justin Barton

Apr 2015

The future is alongside us, sometimes closer, sometimes further away.

F.M.R.L.  by Daniela Cascella

F.M.R.L.

Footnotes, Mirages, Refrains and Leftovers of Writing Sound

Daniela Cascella

Apr 2015

Ephemeral, F.M.R.L: A collection of fragments and essays recording accidents of hearing and detours of thought in response to the peripheral nature of listening and reading.

Starry Speculative Corpse by Eugene Thacker

Starry Speculative Corpse

Horror of Philosophy vol. 2

Eugene Thacker

Apr 2015

Philosophy meets horror against the backdrop of an indifferent, unhuman cosmos.

No More Heroes? by Carl Neville

No More Heroes?

Steroids, Cocaine, Finance and Film in the 70s

Carl Neville

Mar 2015

Neoliberalism, steroids, cocaine, deregulation and finance as reflected in the films of the 70s.

Rebel Rebel by Chris O'Leary

Rebel Rebel

All the songs of David Bowie from '64 to '76

Chris O'Leary

Mar 2015

David Bowie: every single song. Everything you want to know, everything you didn't know.

We Have Never Been Neoliberal by Kean Birch

We Have Never Been Neoliberal

A Manifesto for a Doomed Youth

Kean Birch

Feb 2015

How to understand the crisis and stop the top 1% all at the same time.

Heavy Radicals: The FBI's Secret War on America's Maoists by Aaron J. Leonard, Conor A. Gallagher

Heavy Radicals: The FBI's Secret War on America's Maoists

The Revolutionary Union / Revolutionary Communist Party 1968-1980

Aaron J. Leonard
Conor A. Gallagher

Feb 2015

A critical history of the largest Maoist organization to emerge in the US out of the tumultuous sixties, and the FBI's unrelenting campaign against it.

Psychology and Capitalism by Ron Roberts

Psychology and Capitalism

The Manipulation of Mind

Ron Roberts

Feb 2015

How your state of mind makes Big Business Happy

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant  by Joshua  David Gonsalves

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant

Pressing Race, Class and Ethnicity into Service in “Amerika”

Joshua David Gonsalves

Feb 2015

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant explicates the ethnic, racial and sexual ambiguity of Cary Grant’s star persona as both an inculcation of (and resistance to) biopolitical imperatives in fifties-era “America”.

Creepiness by Adam Kotsko

Creepiness

Adam Kotsko

Feb 2015

A sequel to Awkwardness and Why We Love Sociopaths, Creepiness explores popular culture to examine the worst character trait of all.

Cartographies of the Absolute by Jeffrey Kinkle, Alberto Toscano

Cartographies of the Absolute

Jeffrey Kinkle
Alberto Toscano

Feb 2015

An aesthetics of the economy for the twenty-first century.

Resilience & Melancholy by Robin James

Resilience & Melancholy

pop music, feminism, neoliberalism

Robin James

Feb 2015

Neoliberalism co-opts noisy riots like feminism and hardcore music--can melancholic siren songs fight back?

Is the East Still Red? by Gary Blank

Is the East Still Red?

Socialism and the Market in China

Gary Blank

Feb 2015

Leftist observers of China's political economy, whether they are adulatory or dismissive, have fundamentally misunderstood the role of the market

Strangled by Phil Knight

Strangled

Identity, Status, Structure and The Stranglers

Phil Knight

Jan 2015

If the Sex Pistols and The Clash represented punk's sacred, then The Stranglers were its profane. Strangled sets out to explain why discussion of this most taboo of bands has for so long been silenced-a collective cultural Omerta.

Seen and Not Seen by Jasun Horsley

Seen and Not Seen

Confessions of a Movie Autist

Jasun Horsley

Jan 2015

If movies and popular culture shape us from an early age, how do we separate the real from the imaginary?

Infinite Fictions by David Winters

Infinite Fictions

Essays on Literature and Theory

David Winters

Jan 2015

Selected writings by one of today's leading young literary critics.

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be by Rich Moreland

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be

Rich Moreland

Jan 2015

Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world of filmed sex.

Selling Our Death Masks by Yesenia Barragan

Selling Our Death Masks

Cash-For-Gold in the Age of Austerity

Yesenia Barragan

Dec 2014

Are we pawning our golden immortality for a fistful of cash?

Grave Desire by Steve Finbow

Grave Desire

A Cultural History of Necrophilia

Steve Finbow

Nov 2014

From Ancient Egypt to True Blood - death, sex and culture.

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