The Psychic Soviet And Other Works By Ian F. Svenonius

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A collection of essays and writings Ian Svenonius of The Make Up and Weird War.

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Includes:
  • Vampirism & Vampirology
  • The Blood Latte
  • Beatles vs Stones
  • The Responsible Use of R 'n' R
  • Seinfeld Syndrome
  • A Warning to Swedish Girls
  • Camp Exploitation
  • The Seduction of Paolo Hewitt
  • ... and more!


  • Staff Review:
    This pocket-sized collection of essays by former Nation of Ulysses and Make-Up frontman, Ian Svenonius, consists of bizarre musings on the state of rock and roll that strike a pseudo-intellectual tone -- but in a good way. Svenonius will start each chapter with a provocative and seemingly ludicrous premise -- Alan Greenspan spawned the folktronica movement; Seinfeld¬ù spearheaded a government program to corporatize, suburbanize, and sanitize the urban landscape -- that, for better or for worse, becomes convincing over the course of a few angry, off-kilter, and sometimes hilarious pages. The end result makes for a satisfying and surprisingly cohesive read. Mao had his little red book; now this restless, relentless, and often even inspirational rock and roll personality has his a little pink one of his own.
    -Eric Allen Hatch, Atomic Books Blog

    Additional Information

    Author Ian F. Svenonius
    Publisher Drag City
    Page Count 270pp
    Publication Size 3.5 x 5
    Publication Notes Vinyl Cover
    Publication Date 2006
    ISBN 978-0965618397

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