In 1979, Andy Kaufman tauntingly challenged the women of America to wrestle him live on television. The torrent of hand-written letters and personal photographs he received from would-be contenders assembles into an astonishing, unfiltered view into the late-70s female psyche.
A Memoir of Psychosis and Recovery
With the skill of a gifted novelist, twenty-three-year-old Whitney Robinson recounts the harrowing true story of her descent into mental illness soon after she arrived at college. Her doctor labeled the illness schizophrenia, but Whitney felt that she became possessed by a malevolent, seductive entity that attempted to influence her into harming herself and others. [...]
The Saga of Roky Erickson and The 13th Floor Elevators, The Pioneers of Psychedelic Sound
The trailblazing 13th Floor Elevators released the first “psychedelic” rock album in America, transforming culture throughout the 1960s and beyond. The Elevators followed their own cosmic agenda — to change society by finding a new path to enlightenment. Their battles with repressive authorities are legendary.
Letters from a Deathrock Cutter
The Life of Manly Palmer Hall
The Viking of Sixth Avenue
Here is one of the most improbable lives of the 20th century: a blind and homeless man who became a famous eccentric in New York, and who rose to prominence as an internationally respected music presence. Moondog’s compositional style inspired the work of his former roommate, Philip Glass, who provides the preface. BONUS CD includes compilation of Moondog records spanning five decades, containing a dozen previously unreleased Moondog recordings, including performances with Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Jon Gibson, Stefan Lakatos and Paul Jordan.