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To Be Young
 
Of little importance to me in 1990 (but strangely captivating for the rest of the world in a really boring adult way) was some bloke called ‘Nelson Mandela’ being freed from a South African prison after 27 long and tedious years. I wished the man well, of course.
 
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14-Jun-2010 Chris Pink
 
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A Flat Or A House Somewhere
 
Boy it's breezy. But sunny too. Which is good. I feel sure in my bones that a many of you will relate to this little essay on life. Here’s wishing you a more than pleasant day and a whole week of adventures far beyond imagination and expectation.
 
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10-Jun-2010 Ricardo El Rey
 
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Now That's What I Call Discombobulated! 3
 
This week Simon A. Morrison, author of Discombobulated, goes to a state run discotheque in Singapore only to lose the hotel elevator. He is in conversation with Tony Pike about the guests of Pike's Hotel.
 
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10-Jun-2010 Simon A. Morrison
 
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Julien Temple and The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle
 
Twenty-Five Years On: Julien Temple and The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle by David McGillivray. In 1980 the American trade paper, Variety, famously hailed The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, directed by the unknown Julien Temple, as "the Citizen Kane of rock 'n' roll pictures." Read by Barry Aird.
 
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10-Jun-2010 David McGillivray
 
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Sixteen Year Bender: Carry On Charles Hawtrey
 
Sixteen Year Bender: the life of Charles Hawtrey, Carry On star fond of the sauce. By Julian Upton. Read by Sarah Coutts.
 
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10-Jun-2010 Julian Upton
 
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Blogs
 
Cult People extracts
 
Cult People: Tales from Hollywood's Exploitation A-List, interviews conducted by Nicanor Loreti with many of the world's most fascinating and renowned stars of cult cinema, including the late David Carradine, the legendary Ken Russell and the lamentable Albert Pyun.
 
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16-Jun-2010 Nicanor Loreti
 
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Stalybridge
 
The good doctor has finally passed over to the wrong side; a personal eulogy to Hunter S. Thompson...
 
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16-Jun-2010 Simon A. Morrison
 
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AUTHORS & ARTISTS
 
Headpress authors, artists and contributors.
 
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15-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Space Is The Place
 
A review of the sci fi, blaxploitation, concert film by David Kerekes
 
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14-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Cosmic Engineering
 
An interview with Jerry Dammers, by John Sinclair & Dylan Harding
 
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14-Jun-2010 John Sinclair
 
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Sun Ra extracts
 
Composer, bandleader, pianist, poet and philosopher, Sun Ra is one of the most colourful and enduring of musical legacies, transcending time, place and cultural genres. nduring of musical legacies, transcending time, place and cultural genres. These extracts are from the Headpress book, Sun Ra: Interviews & Essays edited by John Sinclair.
 
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14-Jun-2010 John Sinclair
 
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BLOGS
 
Now read on . . .
 
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14-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Fallen Stars extracts
 
Fallen Stars: Tragic Lives and Lost Careers. Julian Upton probes the underside of fame to reveal a host of glittering careers stunted by ill-health, alcoholism, drug addiction and egomania. Twenty-one tales of stardom turned sour, these are the tragic final years of some of the world's best-loved actors and comedians, a latter-day Hollywood Babylon that includes Benny Hill, Diana Dors, Peter Sellers, Carry On legends and many others.
 
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14-Jun-2010 Julian Upton
 
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Creeping Flesh extracts
 
Horror and fantasy cinema from around the world with a distinctive retro sensibility, CREEPING FLESH focuses on obscure and vilified horror movies, the discovery of “lost” films, and an appreciation of British exploitation.
 
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14-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Discombobulated extracts
 
Discombobulated: Dispatches from the Wrong Side. Revered clubbing correspondent Simon A. Morrison (DJmag, Ministry of Sound) takes readers on a pocket-sized, decade-spanning tour of the nightlife of five continents, bringing together the snappiest, wittiest and hippest dispatches of the last eight years, to make one of the classic books of the clubbing generation.
 
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14-Jun-2010 Simon A. Morrison
 
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Guide to the CounterCulture
 
This book is more than a guide to culture ‘out there’, it is culture in its own right: unfettered, no-holds-barred dispatches from the underground.
 
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11-Jun-2010 Jerry Glover
 
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BBC Telefantasy
 
An introduction to the golden years of BBC television horror.
 
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11-Jun-2010 Phil Tonge
 
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Comix & Graphix
 
"No original artwork has been at the disposal of the Ghana publicist."
 
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11-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Film
 
"One of the most bizarre aspects of an already bizarre case is the castle that he built in Englewood, Chicago."
 
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11-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Record Albums
 
"At its worse it's about as exciting as a power ballad by Bonnie Tyler."
 
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11-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Books
 
"It would look like a friggin' map of the London Underground."
 
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11-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Live Event
 
"The set list was well stocked with the English language versions of their early Portuguese material."
 
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11-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Headcasts
 
Headpress podcasts by Caleb Selah, comprising music, bangers and mashups.
 
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10-Jun-2010 Caleb Selah
 
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Audio Books
 
Audio books and auditory extracts from some Headpress titles.
 
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09-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Os Mutantes
 
Reunion gig: the very words intertwine the icy terror of potential disappointment with hopeful expectation.
 
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08-Jun-2010 Bill Bartell
 
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I Watched A Wild Hog
 
The title of this informative book was an actual tabloid headline.
 
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08-Jun-2010 Tom Brinkmann
 
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Smoke On The Water
 
It's hard to imagine a world without Deep Purple.
 
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08-Jun-2010 Simon Collins
 
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Sleazoid Express
 
There has never been a film book quite like this one.
 
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08-Jun-2010 Justin Bomba
 
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Wrong Radio
 
Simon A. Morrison's dispatches from the wrong side.
 
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08-Jun-2010 Simon A. Morrison
 
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Knights of the New Crusade
 
My God is Alive! Sorry about Yours!
 
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08-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Holywoodoo
 
Bad film posters of Ghana.
 
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08-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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The Beast of Chicago
 
How I first encountered H.H. Holmes, by David Kerekes
 
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08-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Dario Argento Tribute
 
Everyone knows who Dario Argento is.
 
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08-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Comics Go To Hell
 
When I was a kid I was given a pile of American comics.
 
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08-Jun-2010 David Kerekes
 
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Sixteen Year Bender
 
The highs and lows of Charles Hawtrey's life and career, Carry On icon.
 
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07-Jun-2010 Julian Upton
 
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Teaser trailer
 
A sample of some of the people interviewed for the wonderful world of Headpress, doing what they do best.
 
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07-Jun-2010 World Headpress teaser
 
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