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Pagan Kennedy's Living : A Handbook for Maturing Hipsters (Paperback)

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Zinester, author, aging hipster, and graduate of the prestigious Wesleyan University, Pagan Kennedy first captured the hearts of America with her personal zine Pagan's Head . Drawing from this source, she presents not only the zine-world standards (an interview with the ever-beguiling Lisa Suckdog, articles on dumpster diving, and eight-track collecting), but also includes some helpful dating tips, such as "Pretend to go to the bathroom and never come back." Indeed, only Pagan seems to have noticed the bizarre visual similarity between avant-pop neo-beatnik author Kathy Acker and hyperactive fitness guru Susan Powter. In articles and cartoons that address the difficulty of staying hip, Pagan provides a welcome alternative to People magazine and the later works of Hegel. Cruise through this book only if you want an extremely entertaining read and the opportunity to develop an unhealthy fixation on the fabulous Ms. Kennedy. Originally published in 1997, this new edition features "Where are they now" updates.
Number of Pages: 124
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Humor
Series Title: Pagan Kennedy Project
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Independent Pub Group
Author: Pagan Kennedy
Language: English
Street Date: January 26, 2016
TCIN: 51857956
UPC: 9781939650504
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-7561
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