Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
Published by Ditto Press
84p, riso printed in b&w and colors with offset photo signatures, hardcover, 6"x8.5"
Woof! This thing is it's own special trip: mayhem-infused gonzo reportage laid out as an art book/photozine and novel rolled into one.
More about this badassery from publisher Ditto Press:
"Stuart Griffiths joined the British army in 1988, aged 16. Within a year he had earned his red beret and was posted to the Parachute Regiment in Northern Ireland.
With an Instamatic camera, he began to document the everyday reality of war: the accidental killing of teenage joyriders, violent riots, the aftermath of bombings and shootings, gallows humour, LSD trips and the titular ‘Pigs' Disco’