Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth (TOPY) will be remembered for its crucial influence on youth culture throughout the ’80s and ’90s, popularizing occult investigations, tattooing, body piercing, acid house raves, and other ahead-of-the-curve cultic flirtations and investigations. Its leader was Genesis P-Orridge, co-founder of Psychick TV and Throbbing Gristle, the band that created the industrial music genre.
Thee Apocryphal Scriptures ov Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Thee Third Mind ov Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
A Tribal History | Second Edition
The Second Edition of the “definitive work on one of rock’s most important eras” (Juxtapoz), has over 100 new pieces of artwork, hundreds of new band bios and a radically expanded discography. The first edition, which became the Sony Classics released documentary of the same name, was 328 pages; the new edition clocks in at 408 pages.
According to the Los Angeles Times, American Hardcore is the “definitive treatment of hardcore punk,” changing the way we look at punk rock. And according to Paper magazine, American Hardcore sets the record straight about the last great American subculture.”
The First Jewish Superhero from the Creators of Superman
Thomas Andrae and Mel GordonPreface by Danny Fingeroth
Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created two superheroes. One is Superman. The other is Funnyman, and this book details his amazing back story.
Inside find reproductions from Funnyman’s rare comic books, Sunday funnies and daily strips.
A Fast History of Amphetamine
Elvis Presley, the Hell’s Angels, Hunter S. Thompson, Truman Capote, the Beatles, Judy Garland, Hank Williams, Jack Kerouac, Johnny Cash, JFK, the Manson Family and Adolf Hitler. All of the above were, at one time or another, to put it bluntly, speedfreaks.
Speed-Speed-Speedfreak traces the criminal and cultural use of amphetamine and its growing use through each new and destructive cycle. Speed is both one of the biggest social problems facing the country today, an indispensible component of the doctor’s medicine bag, and a huge and abiding influence on artists, musicians and writers.
The Collected Writings of Theodore J. Kaczynski, a.k.a. "The Unabomber"
Theodore J. Kaczynski, a.k.a. “The Unabomber” Introduction by David Skrbina
Theodore Kaczynski saw violent collapse as the only way to bring down the techno-industrial system, and in more than a decade of mail bomb terror he killed three people and injured 23 others.
One does not need to support the actions that landed Kaczynski in supermax prison to see the value of his essays disabusing the notion of heroic technology while revealing the manner in which it is destroying the planet.
The Alchemy of Deep Physics, High Finance and Ancient Religion
Joseph P. Farrell
The modern-day financial crisis and scam is nothing really new reveals master researcher Joseph P. Farrell In Babylon’s Banksters. Banking has been tinkered with and controlled for the past thousand years of human history.
The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR
“Skeptical fan” Brian Tuohy believes that the hugely profitable sports leagues have covered up the truth behind their operations, that professional sports are not all about fair play but sometimes corrupt interactions with mass media and players in the sports machine.
Author Tuohy backs these charges with an explicitly-cited history of backroom dealings in football, baseball, basketball, hockey and car racing.
The Fix Is In provides the shadow history of the sports world, and the way it interacts with media and gambling operations.
Harvesting Nature’s Best Pain Medication
Opium for the Masses was such a national phenomenon when first released in the early ‘90s that Michael Pollan wrote a cover story for Harper’s magazine about the book, in which he he expressed his amazement that a common plant, P. somniferum, or the opium poppy, grows wild in most states, and could be made [...]
A History of the Mother of All Dirty Words
Watch the BANNED Compleat Motherfucker commercial HERE. Motherfucker is two separate Anglo-Saxon words — one sacred, one profane — locked together by constant usage like two pieces of wet soap. The term began as a common insult, “Mother fucker,” to denigrate a son by insulting his mother. The U.S. Supreme Court (Keefe v. Geanakos, 1969) called [...]
A New Testameant
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
We are currently sold out of the numbered edition Each PSYCHICK BIBLE also comes with a remarkable DVD of impossible-to-find videos from P-Orridge archives of early Psychic TV and TOPY creations which includes the work of Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson and Derek Jarman. Several of the videos included were seized by Scotland Yard in 1991, and [...]