The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
End Times the Death of the Fourth Estate
Published by AK Press
Cockburn and St. Clair, of the leftie web site counterpunch, gleefully offer up this autopsy of the print newspaper. They point out the possibilities for activism and organization in the decentralized information-flow of the internet, but mostly they just want to dish dirt on Rupert Murdoch, Bob Woodward, A.M. Rosenthal, and other icons of the old hegemonic media. ?No reputation left unstained!? advertises the back cover. Pointy toes aimed at deserving crotches, mean-spirited fun with an ultimately inspiring message.