Alt. Culture: An A-to-z Guide to the '90s : Underground, On-line, and Over-the-counter

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HarperPerennial, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 297 pages
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The authors presents an authoritative guidebook to all things alternative, covering the music scene, drugs, fashion, politics, technology and plenty more. Each of the entries, arranged from A to Z, is a capsule commentary on a defining act of the cultural fringe, with Internet locations for finding information on the topic. Photos.

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I first found this book in 2007-8 from the library and it has some great essays in it, like about Infantilisation and Zines.
Many of the shorter entries and pictures are great. They capture a time.

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a fascinating cultural time capsule. extra points if you remember using gopher to search the web. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

DAVID KAMP has been a writer for" Vanity Fair and" GQ for over a decade, and began his career at" Spy, the satirical New York monthly. STEVEN DALY is a "Vanity Fair contributing editor, and in a previous life was a rock musician in his native Glasgow, playing drums for the band Orange Juice. Kamp and Daly live in New York City.

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