Item description for Midnight Mavericks: Reports From The Underground by Gene Gregorits...
The essential subterranean tract of 2005, Midnight Mavericks is a rollicking tour through the hearts and minds of today's most uncompromising artists from the lower depths of entertainment culture. Profiled are controversial underground icons, angry stand-up comedians, exploitation filmmakers, hardcore crime novelists and controversial cartoonists, including Abel Ferrara, John Waters, Andrew WK, Chris D, Mike Diana, Lydia Lunch and Jim Goad. Includes Sounds from the Underground, a bonus 70minute CD of interview excerpts and songs from the musicians featured in the book.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.84" Width: 7.56" Height: 1.1" Weight: 2.29 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2007
Publisher FAB Press
ISBN 1903254345 ISBN13 9781903254349
Availability 0 units.
More About Gene Gregorits
Gene Gregorits is a veteran independent journalist best known as the founder and former publisher of Sex & Guts Magazine, an independent arts and culture journal that ran from 1997 to 2004. His sub-cultural essays and interviews were collected in the book Midnight Mavericks (FAB Press, 2007), while his prose writing has appeared in numerous literary anthologies, including Criminal Class, Chelsea Hotel Manhattan, Antique Children, and Paraphilia. Gregorits recently made his debut as an actor, starring with Pete Doherty and Boyd Rice in Richard Wolstencroft's THE SECOND COMING, an underground feature due out in 2013. He currently lives on the Gulf coast of Florida with a bobcat named Sam. Gene Gregorits is 35.
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MIDNIGHT MAVERICKS | BUY IT NOW!!!! Jun 3, 2007
A trip through the hearts and minds of today's most uncompromising artists, including yours truly....I guess I can't be too partial.
Includes exclusive 70-minute CD! ***Featuring 2 songs by yours truly, Sturgis Nikides, from my 2004 self produced CD, Man Of Steel...***
This heavily illustrated book features four dozen interviews by gonzo journalist Gene Gregorits, who talks to underground artists whose work is defined by its purity and uncompromising attitudes.
*** Comes with a FREE CD, featuring interview excerpts and rare tracks from The Kills, Lydia Lunch, The Flesh Eaters, Sturgis Nikides, Steve Wynn, Jim Goad, Simon Stokes and more! ***
'Gregorits pulls no punches with his killer investigation of left-field luminaries... Every sentence pulses with fight-club ferocity.' - Bizarre magazine, issue 121
Musicians interviewed include: THE KILLS, SIMON STOKES, STEVE WYNN, ANDREW W.K., JOHNETTE NAPOLITANO, RENNIE SPARKS, STURGIS NIKIDES and more...
Filmmakers interviewed include: JOHN WATERS, JÖRG BUTTGEREIT, STUART GORDON, NICK ZEDD, RICHARD STANLEY, BUDDY GIOVINAZZO, ABEL FERRARA and more...
Other noted underground figures interviewed include: JOE R. LANSDALE, LECH KOWALSKI, MARY WORONOV, J.K. POTTER, ROCKETS REDGLARE, DAVID PEACE, RON ATHEY, JACK KETCHUM, MIKE DIANA, NICK TOSCHES, JIM GOAD, LYDIA LUNCH and more...