Bad Mags Volume 1: The Strangest, Sleaziest, and Most Unusual Periodicals Ever Published!
The Flip Side of Popular Culture As Seen Through Magazines and Tabloids BAD MAGS illuminates the darker recesses of "pop lit"-focusing upon magazines and tabloids that had articles and features on various themes of interest such as, Mondo Bizarre, Sexploitation, Sharon Tate, Charles Manson, Ed Wood, Outlaw Bikers, Devilish Men's Mags, Violent World, Punks, and pre-code-com...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published October 29th 2008 by Headpress
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Feb 09, 2014 Aussiescribbler Aussiescribbler rated it 5 of 5 stars
This book will appeal to fans of the wilder fringes of the popular culture of the 1960s and 1970s. The sleazier magazines found on U.S. newsstands in that era were another world. This first volume of Brinkman's two volume overview is divided into four sections devoted to : soft porn magazines; sexploitation film magazines; magazine coverage of outlaw bikers; and trash film director Ed Wood's fiction and non-fiction writing for magazines. Brinkman writes about these magazines with a fanatic's eye...more