Spike Mike Reloaded: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema

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Miamax, Feb 18, 2004 - Fiction - 416 pages
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An insider's account of what goes on behind the scenes in independent film covers John Pierson's pivotal role in the launching of such films as Stranger than Paradise, Clerks, She's Gotta Have It, and Roger and Me.

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Spike, Mike, slackers & dykes: a guided tour across a decade of American independent cinema

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Pierson's name may not be a household one, but the filmmakers he's been associated with--Spike Lee, Michael Moore, Jim Jarmusch--are well known to fans of independent films. Pierson has been friend ... Read full review

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If you're at all interested in independent cinema in the late 80s and early 90s, this is a pretty good starter book on the subject. Not very indepth or expansive, but a good toe in the water. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

John Pierson created and hosted the IFC series Split Screen for four years. He currently lives and works with his wife, Janet, in New York's Hudson Valley. They, along with their kids Georgia and Wyatt, are collaborating on a book about the family's year in Fiji running a free movie theater

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