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New Stuff This Week

Welcome to Venice Rxcx by Ric Clayton (Kill Your Idols) $45 – Book featuring the work of the guy who does the art work for the Suicidal Tendencies, lots of like-minded bands, LA skate graphics n more. All I wanted was a Pepsi, but I got this book instead. -Liz M.

Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music by David Hollander (Anthology Project) $55 – A deep dive into the music used during heyday of low-budget TV and scrappy genre filmmaking, when producers who needed a soundtrack for their commercial entertainments could reach for a selection of library music: LPs of stock recordings whose contents fit any mood required. Featuring histories, interviews, & visuals. Even George A. Romero used library music in Night of the Living Dead, which is why he wrote the intro to this examination of this unique genre at the nexus of art and commerce.

Zines

Riot Grrrl Reviews #2 June 18 by Jolie Ruin $2

New titles from Chicago print artist Keith Herzik

Interim by Kayle Karbowski $20

alchemy zines by Brian Cotnoir

Just Encased #2 Curated by Danielle Susi $7

Comics & Minis

My Green Tessellated Boudoir Winter by Krystal DiFronzo $15

Like a Garment That Gapes by Jameson Skelton Doody $5

New titles by H Tweedell

Graphic Novels

Dull Margaret by Jim Broadbent & Dix (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – Jim Broadbent, the British actor who is in, like everything, from Harry Potter to Game of Thrones (?!), collaborated with the Guardian cartoonist Dix in this book, inspired by the Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Dulle Griet (1561) painting (aka “Mad Meg”) of a woman with a sword in one hand in front of the mouth of hell.

Father by Gabriel M. Howell $20

Eric by Tom Manning $24.99

Let’s Make Comics: An Activity Book to Create, Write, and Draw Your Own Cartoons by Jess Smart Smiley $12.99

Luisa, Now and Then by Carole Maurel (Humanoids) $29.95 – At 32, Luisa encounters her 15-year-old self.

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco (Self Made Hero) $24.99

Art & Design

The Design of Dissent: Greed, Nationalism, Alternative Facts, and the Resistance by Milton Glaser / Mirko Ilic $25

Skin & Ink: Illustrating the Modern Tattoo by Sandu (Gingko Press) $39.95

Far Fetched Inversosimilie by Jesse Jacobs (Tabularasa Edizioni) $36

The Creature Garden: An Illustrator’s Guide to Beautiful Beasts & Fictional Fauna by Harry Goldhawk / Zanna Goldhawk $25

Politics & Revolution

90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality by Allison Yarrow $16.99 – Examines the history of women in the 1990s, during which American society grew increasingly hostile to women who dared to speak up.

Rendezvous With Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society by Thomas Frank $25 – The founding editor of The Baffler and acclaimed author of Listen, Liberal presents a collection of scathing interlocking essays denouncing the four-decade economic battle in America that has culminated in today’s devastating levels of financial inequality.

Outer Limits

Magic Medicine: A Trip Through the Intoxicating History and Modern-day Use of Psychedelic Plants & Substances by Cody Johnson $24.99

Film & Music Books

Room to Dream by David Lynch / Kristine McKenna $32 – Part memoir-part bio, McKenna talks to people in Lynch’s life, they talk smack about him and then he refutes it! What an idea! – Liz M.

The Yacht Rock Book: The Oral History of the Soft, Smooth Sounds of the 70s and 80s by Greg Prato $22.95

Sex Guides & Culture

Many Love: A Memoir of Polyamory and Finding Love(s) by Sophie Lucido Johnson $16.99

Magazines
Lacunae vol 1 An Undergraduate Journal for Queer of Color Critique $12
RFD #174 Sum 18 Amuse Us $11.95
Fortean Times #367 $12.50
Mojo #296 $11.25
Shock Cinema #54 $5

Lit Journals & Chap Books
Staind vol 2 The Shame Issue $15
Swiping Right and Other Regrets by Noelle Pouzar $12
Tilde # 1 $7
Submerging #3 Where Are We In the Story $6

…and as usual, much, much more!

New Stuff This Week

The Encyclopedia of Misinformation: A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Impostors, Illusions, Confabulations, Skullduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery by Rex Sorgatz $19.99 – Slingshotting through conspiracy theories, internet and popular culture, and perplexing psychological phenomena, this compendium illuminates deliriously diverse subjects: Artificial Intelligence, Auto-Tune, Chilean Sea Bass, Claques, Clickbait, Cognitive Dissonance, Cryptids, Dark Matter, False Flag Operations, Gaslighting, Gerrymandering, Kayfabe, Laugh Tracks, Milli Vanilli, Phantom Time Hypothesis, Photoshopping, Potemkin Villages, Rachel Dolezal, Strategery, Truthiness, and the Uncanny Valley.

Zines

KerBloom #132 May Jun 18 by Artnoose $2

National Teenset Outsider #35 $1

Skating with Shes and Hers: April to June 2017: Volume 1 by Amelia Bjesse-Puffin $6 – Photos and interviews with women, nonbinary and gender fluid folks that skate.

Smudge vol 2 #6 by Clay Hickson $5

Do You Have the Time by McKenzie Carlock $7.95

Working: Makin’ Paper Without Losing Your Mind or Selling Your Soul by Faith G. Harper, PhD (Microcosm) $4

Lover – A Zine by Katie Wright $5

Crown Jewel of the Caucusus by Benjamin Kraco $10

Incognito #1 by Rachel Orr $10

Beauty of Rat Dreams: A Fold Out Zine About Radiators Worms and Hidden Layers by Jam $1

zines/comics by M Sabine Rear: Bending Spoons: A Field Guide to Ableist Microaggressions $3, Women Artists Zine $6, Reverse Flaneur $10 & more!

Comics & Minis

Samurai Corpse #1 by Rainier Flores $2

Paintings by Keiler Roberts $5

Demons by Emily Hutchings $6

Would’ve Been Could’ve Been Should’ve Been Never Was and Never Will Be by Yewon Kwon $20

Graphic Novels

Fab4 Mania: A Beatles Obsession and the Concert of a Lifetime by Carol Tyler (fantagraphics) $29.95

Fukushima Devil Fish by Katsumata Susumu (Breakdown Press) $34.99

Then It Was Dark: A Paranormal Anthology by Sarah Benkin $22

The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier (D+Q) $21.95

Hellboy 1: The Complete Short Stories by Mike Mignola $24.99 – 16 standalone stories that can be read in any order.

George Orwell Illustrated by David Smith & illustrated by Mike Mosher (Haymarket) $17

Politics & Revolution

A Nation Unmade by War by Tom Engelhardt $15.95 – Writings from TomDispatch.com.

Uprising in Pakistan: How to Bring Down a Dictatorship by Tariq Ali $19.95

Music & TV Books

Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black & White, Body and Soul in American Music by Ann Powers $18.99

Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for the Simpsons by Mike Reiss $27.99

I’ve Got Something to Say by Danko Jones (Feral House) $19.95 – In-your-face collection of 10 years of onstage and backstage by Canadian garage rocker Danko Jones.

Stuff That Helps

The Modern Witchcraft Book of Natural Magick: Your Guide to Crafting Charms, Rituals, and Spells from the Natural World by Judy Ann Nock $16.99

Food

Spam: The Cookbook by Marguerite Patten $9.99

Fiction & Lit

We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories by C. Robert Cargill $26.99

The Mathematics of the Breath and the Way: On Writers and Writing by Charles Bukowski (City Lights) $15.95 – Bringing together a variety of previously uncollected stories, columns, reviews, introductions, and interviews, revealing the critical acumen of everyone’s favorite Dirty Old Man.

Sex Culture

Modern Whore by Andrea Werhun $30

Magazines
Frankie #83 $15.95
Wire #412 $10.99
Gather Journal vol 7 #13 $19.99
Kilter Magazine #13 2018 $5
Lit Journals & Chap Books
Little Star #7 $14.95
Growing by Bridget Johnson $3.50

For the Kiddies

AlphaBots by Impossible Winterbourne $19.95

New Stuff This Week

Zines

Carnivore #1 Jun 2018 $5

Folrath pt 2 by Zak Sally $9

Yolanda #2 Thigh Times Enterprises $5

Mysterious Characters of Mars by Ed Blair $3 – Ed’s favorite Mountain Goat recordings!

Venus by Anneli Sanaye Henriksson $2

Buffet Life #1 A Zine About all you Care to Eat by Kristopher Pollard & friends $9

Words that Form Sentences That Almost Represent Ideas by Rob Steinberg $4

Comics & Minis

CAKE Digest 2018 Anthology – Edited by Chicago artist JJ McLuckie, this year’s edition is a 24-pager printed in blue riso. Some really cool contributions here from locals and not-so-locals showing a diverse spectrum of work: diary comics, surreal jokes and gags, art comics and design work. -Lane

White Supremacists Are Human Farts by Jenny Schmid and Sinee (Uncivilized) $8

Pump Station: A Zine About One Woman’s Experiences Breastfeeding and Pumping by Allison H. Lowe Fotos & Adam Fotos $3

Jump vol 1 Stories and Art by Caroline Cash $15

Coin Op #7 Doppler Issue $19.95

Morsel by James Stanton (Silver Sprocket) $5

M.S. Harkness, $4 each: Normal Girl, Savage Journey to the Heart of an Anime Convention

What a Irregular Jargon Zine by Adeleido Olea $2

Field Guide to Domestic Insects — first Edition by Lucie Van Der Elst $12

Ukraine Diaries by Nick Jackson $20

Graphic Novels

Weaver Festival Phenomenon by Ron Rege Jr. $20

A Western World by Michael Deforge (Koyama Press) $22.95 – Strange stories!

Everything Is Really Hard Today by Kevin Budnik (Tinto Press) $12

The Clandestinauts by Tim Sievert (Uncivilized Books) $17.95

Winter’s Cosmos by Michael Comeau (Koyama Press) $20

Somnambulance by Fiona Smyth (Koyama Press) $29.95

RM by Josh Bayer (Tinto Press) $14

Art Books

Rockabilly Psychobilly: An Art Anthology by Jamie Kendall (Schiffer) $34.99

Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora by Jessica Nydia Pabón-colón (New York Univ Pr) $30

Politics & Revolution

Feminist Freedom Warriors: Genealogies, Justice, Politics, and Hope edited by Chandra Talpade Mohanty & Linda E. Carty (Haymarket) $18

As Black As Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation by Zoe Samudzi & William C. Anderson (AK Press) $16

Music Books

The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock by David Weigel $17.95

POC History vol 1 #4 People of Color Then and Now and Art by Vital Vessel $10.99

Mayhem & Outer Limits

Justice Howard’s Voodoo: Conjure and Sacrifice by Justice Howard & Voodoo Queen Bloody Mary $24.99 – Peer behind the curtain and journey into Voodoo’s hidden world.

Fiction

A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising by Raymond A. Villareal $27

Magazines

Bitch #79 $7.95

Juxtapoz #206 Sum 18 $9.99

Bust #111 $6.99

Raw Vision #97 Spr 18 $14

Jacobin #29 $12.95

Chap Books & Lit Journals

Lyrics and Poetry #1 A Journal of Songwriting as Prose $10

Every Circle is a Moon Complete Poems of Wyatt Red $7

Fields Magazine #9 Spr Sum 18 $16

New Stuff This Week

Zines & Zine-Related

Fixer Eraser #3 and #4 by Jonas $3 each

from Scott Miller: Strange Tapes #1 $7 – Film oddities zine! & Printsploitation #4 $10 – with contributions from Corinne Halbert, Putrid and more!

Sticker Collection Logan Square 2018 $1

Shira Mario #5 $2

Scurvy – A Zine by Zack Bly $2

My Complicated Relationship With Food vol 4 Reviews of Some of the Things We Put in Our Mouths $1

It Only Gets Worse From Here: Fifteen Uninspirational Messages to Ruin Your Day by Zachary Auburn $2

Myth or Maybe a Lie About my Father by Margarita Kruchinskaya $10

Fairy Tales for Cynical Girls vol 4 by K8 $2

This is Not Happening the X Files Zine by Lynne Monsoon $12

Fat Sweaty Guyz: A Fanzine by Chris Davis $3

Rumpy Pumpy #6 by Milo $3

uplifting zines from Chris Davis, $3 each: People I’ve Met and Hated, All the Cusses From My Older Sister Kate’s Copy of Fifty Shades of Grey, Creepy Craigslist: A Journey into Private Lives Compiled & more

Kimchi Babe #1 & #2 The Mixtape by Kimchi Babe $4 each

TMRWLND issues #1-#3 $15 each

Vacation – A Sketchbook Zine by Cam del Rosario $8

Living Southerners #7 by J Wu $3

Twist: A Brief History of the Song and Dance by Billy Roberts $1

Whipper Snapper Nerd: Selections from the Zine, featuring Artists of Creativity Explored, edited by Harrell Fletcher & Elizabeth Meyer (Manic D Press) $15.95 – Collects all 8 issues of this San Francisco zine from the 90s, each devoted to a different artist.

Comics & Minis

No Cops by Alisha Rae $5

Outo Queer Identities by HP Lehkonen $10

Sporgo #3 $5

Love and Rockets Magazine #5 by Gilbert and Jamie Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $5.99

Italian American Mushroom and Plumbing Enthusiast #1 & #2 by Blake Sims $2 each

Bluescale by Kaitlin Kostus $7

Rabbit Who Fights #3 by Tim Hamilton $6

Grow by JJ McLuckie $10

Unplug by Steve Schaberg $5

Awkwardly Long Book of Auto Bio Comics About Being an Anxiety Ridden Depressed Person $5

Simple Things by H. Goodspeed (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $10

Dust Bunnies by Thomas H. Boeing $7

Lips: Family of Ursel Belgium by Jason Lips $3

Watch Dog #2 by Saxon Kotowski $5 each

Spirit Prison Fanzine by Dylan Chadwick $8

Bad Day by Ryan Consbruck $7

Laskimooses #41 by Taivaan Lapset & Tohori Matti Hagelbergin $7

Butter Fingers by Emeline Mele $10

Hypochondria by Erika $3.50

Minor Leagues #5 by Simon Moreton $6

Out of the Deep: A Comic Anthology, ed. by Melissa Sayen $15

Graphic Novels

Tinderella by M.S. Harkness (Kilgore) $12 – Don’t miss M.S. Harkness at the CAKE Kick-off Event here at Quimby’s next Friday!

Lempo by Sara Valta $17

XTC69 by Jessica Campbell (Koyama) $12 – Explorers from an all-women planet have found men to breed with, but have they found studs or duds?

Prison Pit vol 6 by Johnny Ryan (Fantagraphics) $14.99

The Ideal Copy by Ben Sears (Koyama) $12

The Troublemakers by Baron Yoshimoto (Retrofit Comics) $20

Winner by Karl Stevens (Retroit) $18 – Contemplations and sci-fi fantasies of a museum security guard.

2 Cow House Press titles: Point of You Where Do You Want to Be by Nathaniel Osollo $10, Wicked and The Tired: A Comic Anthology of Surreal Horror and the Anxiety of Living, edited by Sheika Lugtu $15

Coin-op Comics Anthology 1997-2017 by Maria & Peter Hoey (Top Shelf) $29.99

Hasib & the Queen of Serpents: A Thousand and One Nights Tale by David B. (NBM) $24.99

Grip vol 1 by Lale Westvind (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $25

Politics & Revolution

Modern Science and Anarchy by Peter Kropotkin (AK Press) $28 – Assembled in English for the first time, an unabridged gem from anarchism’s famous theorist.

Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, ed. by Angela J. Davis $16 – A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation’s most influential and respected criminal justice experts and legal scholars.

Hard to Do: The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up by Kelli María Korducki $14.95 – From Jane Austen to Taylor Swift, a look at the surprising politics of romantic love and its dissolution.

Sh*tshow!: The Country’s Collapsing . . . and the Ratings Are Great by Charlie Leduff $27

State of Exception by Chase Carter $15

Art Books

The Mermaid Handbook: An Alluring Treasury of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects by Carolyn Turgeon $35 – Brrrring! Brrrring! The phone’s ringin’! Siren calling! Illustrated and packed with lore, legends, facts and trivia, beautiful illustrations, and numerous step-by-step projects and recipes.

Music Books

To Throw Away Unopened by Viv Albertine $24.95 – Follow-up to memoir from member of the Slits, touching on the death of her mother, ageing, feminism and other conundrums that characterize the 21st century life.

Austin Punk Invasion by David Ensminger (Left of the Dial Books) $10 – A survey of Austin’s first wave punk and hardcore eras.

Outer Limits & Mayhem

Torture: Persuasion at Its Most Gruesome by Geoffrey Abbott $13.95 – A classic account of the history of torture, from chilli powder punishment to needles under nails, with a style both chilling and full of dark humor.

Psychedelic Revolutionaries: LSD and the Birth of Hallucinogenic Research by P. W. Barber $27.95 – Recounting research on hallucinogenic drug treatments during the 1950s and 60s, this book shows how public fears, stoked by partisan politics, can hold back scientific advancements.

The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals by Aaron Mahnke $28.99 – Lavishly illustrated accounts of history’s most despicable people ever to walk the earth, including serial killers, desperate criminals, and socially mobile people with a much darker double-life. Courtesy of the producer of the podcast Lore.

Tesla: Inventor of the Modern by Richard Munson $26.95

Liber 420: Cannabis, Magickal Herbs and the Occult by Chris Bennett (Trine Day) $34.95 – Cannabis and other psychoactive plants held an important role in the Occult arts of Alchemy and Magic, as well as being used in ritual initiations of certain secret societies. Could cannabis have been the Holy Grail?

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan $28 – “Mental travelogue” of research done via both research and participatory journalism. That means he was dosing, dude.

Humor

Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches by John Hodgman $16

Essays

Status Quont by Katilyn Pulcher $15

2 David Sedaris titles: Calypso $28 + Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) $17.99

Fiction

Death and Facebook by Iphgenia Baal (We Heard You Like Books) $15.95 – a true account of a dysfunctional love affair that ends in disaster, posthumously pieced together from threads from Facebook and other social media.

Cocktails

Cocktails Across America: A Postcard View of Cocktail Culture in the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s by Diane Lapis & Anne Peck-davis $24.95

The Cocktail Book by The British Library Board $12.95 – Reprint of the book from 1900, with early recipes for the Whisky Sour, Mint Julep, Manhattan, and many more.

Magazines

Soiled #7 Animatescrapers $15

Apartamento #21 $24

Mojo #295 $11.25

Tape Op #125 $5.95

Wire #411 $10.99

Lit Journals, Chap Books & Poetry

You Are Coming Going by Keith Helt $2

Brain Fever #4 Spring 18 Edited by Mike Goodman $12

Long Day Press Journal #2 $8

Overtime Hour 48 Graveyard by Kyle Bilinski $2

Always Crashing vol 1 $12

Sex & Gender Culture Studies & Guides

The Boys of Fairy Town: Sodomites, Female Impersonators, Third-sexers, Pansies, Queers, and Sex Morons in Chicago’s First Century by Jim Elledge (Chicago Review) $29.99

Women’s Health Vagina University: A Complete Owner’s Manual from Sex and Periods to Health and Body Image…And Everything in Between by Sheila Curry Oakes $16.99

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New Stuff This Week

Draw Stronger: Self-Care For Cartoonists and Other Visual Artists by Kriota Willberg (Uncivilized Books) $16.95 – Understand repetitive drawing injuries from the perspective of a committed drawer: explore R.I.C.E. Therapy, avoid worsening your injuries, preventive tips, and more!

Zines

Skyking Skyking Do Not Answer #1 A Zine on the Paranormal $3.50 – Like a zinester Fortean times!

Circus Drawing Zine $5

Cuba Cultura by Ricardo Montana $10

Comics

DAYGLOAYHOLE #1 by Ben Passmore (Silver Sprocket) $6

Peehole #16 Mythological Pals $3

Graphic Novels

The New World: Comics from Mauretania by Chris Reynolds $34.95 – A surreal vision of a post-alien-invasion Earth where human beings still have to deal with quotidien frustrations, ennui, and understanding their place in the world.

Young Frances by Hartley Lin (Adhouse) $19.99 – First collection from Pope Hats, a study of work chaos and close friendships over time.

Showtime by Antoine Cossé (Breakdown Press) $22.50

All Summer Long by Hope Larson $12.99

Politics, Revolution, Activism & Essay

Wars and Capital by Éric Alliez and Maurizio Lazzarato (Semiotext(e)) $27.95 – A critique of capital through the lens of war, and a critique of war through the lens of the revolution of 1968.

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, ed. by Roxanne Gay $16.99

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie $8.95

Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions & Criticisms by Michelle Tea $18.95 – Tea’s first-ever collection of journalistic writing, turning investigative eye to the genre that’s nurtured her entire career?memoir?and considers the price that art demands be paid from life.

Vintage & Retro

The Little Book of Bettie: Taking a Page from the Queen of Pinups by Tori Rodriguez $22.49 – A lifestyle guide inspired by the Queen of Pinups — Bettie Page, advice on fashion, makeup, fitness, and more!

Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners by Therese Oneill $16.99 – Featuring nearly 200 images from Victorian publications, learn all about the arsenic in your face cream and the pot of cold pee that sits under your bed.

Bikes and Bloomers: Victorian Women Inventors and their Extraordinary Cycle Wear by Kat Jungnickel $29.95 – An illustrated history of the evolution of British women’s cycle wear.

Outer Limits

The Memory Code: The Secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and Other Ancient Monuments by Dr. Lynne Kelly $16.95

Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change by Tao Lin $16 – Tao Lin discovered the work of Terence McKenna and wrote a kind of a gonzo memoir/journalistic exposé a la The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, asking questions about why we create art and perception and all the stuff you ask when you get into psychotropic drugs and go on pilgrimages.

Get Baked: Space cakes, pot brownies and other tasty cannabis creations by Dane Noon $9.99

Okay! Sounds good to me ?? #stoned #getbaked #quimbys #weed #marijuana

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Fiction

Men Without Women: Stories by Haruki Murakami $16

Zodiac: A Novel by Sam Wilson $15.95 – In a volatile society ruled and divided by its citizens’ zodiac signs, a serial killer is on the loose: is it a misguided revolution or something more sinister?

Mister Memory: A Novel by Marcus Sedgwick $15.95 – In Paris at the end of the nineteenth century, a man with a perfect memory murders his wife. A dazzling psychological puzzle that reveals the strange connection between memory and fate. Now in soft cover.

Magazines

The Baffler #39 $14

Fortean Times #365 $12.50

Lit Journals & Chap Books

N+1 #31 Spr 18 Out There $14.95

The Point #16 $14.99

Born High by E.E. Greer $5

Sexxxy

Elska #17 Perth Australia $18.50

Other Stuff

New sticker and patches from Gatosaurio, with such artists as Abraham Diaz, Inechi, Michael DeForge, Tara Booth!