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Dissecting Marilyn Manson

By Gavin Baddeley
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  • Publisher : Plexus Publishing
  • Isbn : 9780859658768
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 892
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In Dissecting Marilyn Manson, author Gavin Baddeley performs a cultural autopsy upon Manson, examining the seminal influences and psychotic sources that have gone into making him the Frankenstein monster that he is today. With its heavily visual approach, the text and pictures create the impression of a pathological scrapbook, emphasising the idea of the performer being put under the knife, exploring the Manson mythos in an irreverent but authoritative manner. Each chapter exposes one gruesome angle after another, gradually revealing just what makes Marilyn Manson tick and why so many find him so compelling. Dissecting Marilyn Manson offers the legion of dedicated Manson fans an alternative look into his macabre and twisted world. This revised and updated edition continues dissecting up to the present day, analysing recent developments in Manson’s professional and private life, including his recent high-profile court case, marriage to fetish model Dita Von Teese, and creative forays into the worlds of art and film.

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Parmi les groupes influents de la scène post-industrielle, Blood Axis occupe une place à part. Placé sous l’égide de Michael Moynihan, né des cendres de Coup de Grâce, premier projet qu’il fonda, encore adolescent, sous influence des fréquences extrêmes de la première vague industrielle, cette formation navigue dans les eaux de la contre-culture extrême depuis plus de vingt ans. Auteur du célèbre livre consacré à la scène black metal scandinave Les seigneurs du chaos – succès critique et commercial sans équivalent dans sa catégorie – et analyste inlassable des formes philosophico-religieuses les plus hors-normes de cette scène en marge – satanisme LaVeyen, paganisme nordique, terrorisme culturel et déviances en tout genre… – Moynihan, secondé par sa femme Annabel Lee et Robert Ferbrache, continue de faire évoluer son projet sans se soucier des critiques, restant fidèle à son credo d’indépendance radicale.

Conviction

By Juan Martinez
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9780062444301
  • Pages : 480
  • Category : True Crime
  • Reads : 645
  • File Pdf: conviction.pdf

Book Summary:

Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation. Through two trials, America watched with baited breath as Juan Martinez fought relentlessly to convict Jodi Arias of Murder One for viciously stabbing her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander to death. What emerged was a story wrought with sex, manipulation, and deceit that stunned the public at every turn. Arias, always playing the wronged and innocent woman, changed her story continually as her bizarre behavior surrounding the crime and its aftermath came to light. Unwavering, Arias and her defense team continued to play off the salacious details of the case, until she was finally found guilty and—controversially—sentenced to life behind bars. Now, speaking openly for the first time, prosecutor Juan Martinez will unearth new details from the investigation that were never revealed at trial, exploring key facts from the case and the pieces of evidence he chose to keep close to the vest. Throughout the trials, his bullish and unfaltering prosecution strategy was both commended and criticized, and in his book, Martinez will illuminate the unique tactics he utilized in this case and how they lead to a successful conviction, and-for the first time-discuss how he felt losing the death penalty sentence he’d pursued for years. Going beyond the news reports, Martinez will explore the truth behind the multiple facades of Jodi Arias. Sparring with her from across the stand, Martinez came to know Arias like no one else could, dissecting what it took for a seemingly normal girl to become a deluded, cunning, and unrepentant murderer. With new stories from behind the scenes of the trial and Martinez’s own take on his defendant, the book takes you inside the mind of Jodi Arias like never before. Complete with 16 pages of photos from the case and trial, this book is the definitive account of the case that shocked America.

Car Crash Culture

By M. Brottman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9781137093219
  • Pages : 356
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 767
  • File Pdf: car-crash-culture.pdf

Book Summary:

A morbidly fascinating and articulate collection of essays, this book explores the grim underside of America's cult of the automobile and the disturbing, frequently conspiratorial, speculations that arise whenever the car becomes the cause or the site of human death. Through analysis of fatal celebrity car accidents and other examples of death by automobile, as well as through personal memoir and forensic reports, cultural critics ponder our very human fascination with the car crash. Topics include the roles and experiences of passengers and bystanders, car crash conspiracy theories, the automobile as a site of murder, studies of car crash cinema, and psychological interpretations of the notion of the 'accident.' The book features original essays by such underground icons as Kenneth Anger and Adam Parfrey.

Don't Try This at Home

By Dave Navarro,Neil Strauss
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 9780062045270
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 309
  • File Pdf: don-t-try-this-at-home.pdf

Book Summary:

Step into the booth. Check your judgments at the curtain. Close your eyes. Listen: you can hear the voices of the visitors who sat here before you: some of the most twisted, drug-addled, deviant, lonely, lost, brilliant characters ever to be caught on film. What do you have to offer the booth?

Serial Murder and the Psychology of Violent Crimes

By Richard N. Kocsis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 9781603270496
  • Pages : 306
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 170
  • File Pdf: serial-murder-and-the-psychology-of-violent-crimes.pdf

Book Summary:

This book brings together an international collection of research literature on the topics of criminal profiling and serial violent crime by integrating the respected insights of both scholars and practitioners from around the globe. It explains etiological factors and psychological mechanisms to reveal criminal motives.

Evaluation and Management of Blepharoptosis

By Adam J. Cohen,David A. Weinberg
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 9780387928555
  • Pages : 309
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 333
  • File Pdf: evaluation-and-management-of-blepharoptosis.pdf

Book Summary:

This comprehensive and detailed text deals with the diagnosis and surgery of blepharoptosis, and will benefit any practicing physician, fellow or resident who deals with blepharoptosis.

Punk Rock: So What?

By Roger Sabin
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781134699056
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Art
  • Reads : 272
  • File Pdf: punk-rock.pdf

Book Summary:

It's now over twenty years since punk pogo-ed its way into our consciousness. Punk Rock So What?brings together a new generation of academics, writers and journalists to provide the first comprehensive assessment of punk and its place in popular music history, culture and myth. The contributors, who include Suzanne Moore, Lucy OBrien, Andy Medhurst, Mark Sinker and Paul Cobley, challenge standard views of punk prevalent since the 1970s. They: * re-situate punk in its historical context, analysing the possible origins of punk in the New York art scene and Manchester clubs as well as in Malcolm McClarens brain * question whether punk deserves its reputation as an anti-fascist, anti-sexist movement which opened up opportunities for women musicians and fans alike. * trace punks long-lasting influence on comics, literature, art and cinema as well as music and fashion, from films such as Sid and Nancy and The Great Rock n Roll Swindle to work by contemporary artists such as Gavin Turk and Sarah Lucas. * discuss the role played by such key figures as Johnny Rotten, Richard Hell, Malcolm McClaren, Mark E. Smith and Viv Albertine. Punk Rock Revisited kicks over the statues of many established beliefs about the meaning of punk, concluding that, if anything, punk was more culturally significant than anybody has yet suggested, but perhaps for different reasons.

Das Lexikon der Tabubrüche

By Arne Hoffmann
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : UBOOKS
  • Isbn : 9783944154589
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 733
  • File Pdf: das-lexikon-der-tabubrüche.pdf

Book Summary:

Was sagt mehr über eine Kultur als ihre Tabus. Insofern dienen Tabubrüche immer einer politischen Veränderung. Das erkannten schon die 68er, die eine weitgehende Enttabuisierung der Gesellschaft forderten, da Tabus immer nur zur Sicherung der herrschenden Ordnung dienten. Heute finden viele Tabubrüche vor allem von rechts statt, während uns das Internet eine Gesellschaft vorgaukelt, in der die letzten Tabus verloren gegangen sind. Tatsächlich aber sind viele Tabus immer noch wirkmächtig und führen dazu, bei bestimmten Themen eine sichere Distanz beizubehalten. Dieses Lexikon deckt auf, welche Tabus gebrochen wurden, welche überlebt haben und welche neu entstanden sind. Wie sich Tabubrüche vollzogen und welche gesellschaftlichen Folgen sie bewirkt haben. Und es stellt die Frage: Wann ist ein Tabubruch sinnvoll – ja notwendig und wann sollten wir festhalten an einem Tabu?