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a life...well, lived.

Nov 17, 2015

Ray Wylie Hubbard recounts his rough and tumble life and James Mann finds it well lived indeed.

Our Expanding Universe

Nov 10, 2015

Alex Robinson returns to form in a new slice-of-life graphic novel that chronicles the difficulty a trio of friends have in maintaining their connections as they age and life gets in the way. Joe Frietze gives it a shot.

The Allman Brothers Band Classic Memorabilia, 1969-1976

Oct 15, 2015

The Allman Brothers Band Classic Memorabilia, 1969-1976 is a treasure trove of history about the legendary American band.

Underground: The Subterranean Culture of DIY Punk Shows

Sep 14, 2015

Anecdotes and high level analysis of the DIY punk culture reveal what we've known all along: Punks just wanna have fun. But a good fight is OK as well.

Hippie Chick: A Tale of Love, Devotion & Surrender

Aug 12, 2015

Photographer Jay Blakesberg and writer Edith Johnson take us on a guided tour of a world where barefoot women in peasant skirts commune with their muses. Welcome to the world of the Hippie Chick.

The Martian

Jul 31, 2015

Can a man survive for two years on a strange planet without air, food, water, and Netflix? Ian Koss relates the strange tale of The Martian

Punk Rock Blitzkrieg

Jul 30, 2015

Marky Ramone's tale of life in The Ramones is both sad and joyous. James Mann takes a look at Punk Rock Blitzkrieg.

Nemo: River of Ghosts

Jul 6, 2015

Nemo: River of Ghosts


Jun 19, 2015

The Grateful Dead is calling an end to the show after 50 years. Two new books shine a light on this most American of bands.

What Else is in the Teaches of Peaches

Jun 18, 2015

Berlin based photographer, Holger Talinski, takes on a visual tour of Peaches world. He spends far more time in sweaty rehearsal halls and hotel rooms than he does showing the glamour of being a rock star. He provides the proper unfussy photographic documentation of a performer with a don't give a damn attitude.

The Tenth Inning

Jun 10, 2015

Doug Hoekstra swings for the fences with The Tenth Inning.

Brick Journal #34 - "The Superhero Issue"

May 13, 2015

Lego super-heroes take over Brick Journal

White Glove Test: Louisville Punk Flyers 1978-1994

Apr 29, 2015

Low-budget posters for lo-fi bands that made the 1980's bearable in Louisville Kentucky.

Outside Music, Inside Voices

Feb 9, 2015

Garrison Fewell explores the meaning of spirituality and jazz improvisation in 25 conversations with modern jazz greats.


Jan 22, 2015

Henni tells the tale of a young girl's enlightenment against the forces that would keep her silent.

Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain

Jan 9, 2015

It's been 30 years since Purple Rain. Alan Light takes us back.

APAMA: The Undiscovered Animal

Dec 10, 2014

A tight and fast paced graphic novel about a man with an inner animal.

Parchman Farm: Photographs and Field Recordings, 1947-1959

Nov 24, 2014

A collection of convict work songs from Mississippi's notorious Parchman Farm. Scott Adams tells the tale.

Nirvana: In the Words of the People Who Were There

May 28, 2014

An expansive and exhaustive behind-the-scenes account of Nirvana's meteoric rise to fame, and the untimely death of its iconic frontman, Kurt Cobain.