Category Archives: Books

Art imitates art – Diane Keaton and Frank Black

In 1993 Diane Keaton (yes, that Diane Keaton) released a book she edited called Mr. Salesman. The book features noir-ish 1950s photographs of travelling salesmen taken by Jamison Handy. It’s an absolute wonder and loaded with photographs that sit somewhere between … Continue reading

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#blogjune – The Trivia Encyclopedia

This is the last day of #blogjune. It’s been fun doing a post each day and I hope you’ve enjoyed it. I thought I might keep this going at a slower pace – one a week, or thereabouts. But, to … Continue reading

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#blogjune – Sooty Books

This is most, maybe all, of the Sooty books I’ve collected over the years. Above are the smaller ones and below the larger annuals. Alas I only had one of these as a child (the Fifth Annual down below) – and … Continue reading

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#blogjune – Candy’s Diary

Part of my Andy Warhol book collection, who could resist this pink and gold treat from Warhol Superstar Candy Darling. Well not me. And best of all, the diary lock placed on the cover. Perfect.

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#blogjune – Elvira book series

What a knockout set of books, yes I said BOOKS, sheesh, from the chick in the wig whose talents are big. Published in 1996 this was a short-lived series of Elvira novelisations that are funny trashy in the best way … Continue reading

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#blogjune – John Waters’ Crackpot

This is the first John Waters book I suggest people read. Originally penned in 1983, it’s got it all – The Pia Zadora Story, John Waters’ Tour of L.A. and an essay about film maker William (“Step Right Up! I’m … Continue reading

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#blogjune – The Munsters by Morton Cooper

This seems like a good place to start this month-long journey into #objectswalt. Each post  over the next 30 days is going to be something I own and is in some way special to me. First up I offer the … Continue reading

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