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Entries from August 2015

Memorable Magazines (4): The Hollow Hassle

August 25th, 2015 · No Comments

The Hollow Hassle was a newsletter devoted to the idea that the earth is hollow, published by Mary J. Martin in the 1970s and ’80s. I don’t know how long it lasted, but I note that a collection has been published. There weren’t many hollow earth newsletters; it’s a fascinating glimpse of a curious subculture. […]

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Tags: Ephemera · Forteana

Bulletin (33)

August 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment

There will be a book launch for my translation of The Zombie of Great Peru, by Pierre-Corneille Blessebois, published by Black Scat Books. It will take place at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn, Thursday, August 20, at 8 pm. The museum is at 424 Third Ave. I’ll talk about Blessebois — murderer, arsonist, pornographer, […]

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