Musings on, in the age of digitization and photocopies and the dying off of old collectors, what it means to be a book collector
by Johan Kugelberg of Boo-Hooray
(the guy who cataloged Afrika Bambaataa's collection for Cornell University
, and I can't believe there isn't a Previously for that!)
What does one collect now?
1. The Over-The-Counter Culture Photobooks
2. Short-Run Pop
3. Inside/Outside of Academia
4. ABE vs. The Old-Fashioned Catalogue
5. Throwing It All Away Or Not Many Seemed To Want One So We Didn't Make Hardly Any
6. The Edition Doesn't Matter
7. Cultural Voyeurism
8. I Won't Pay For Punk Records
9. Too Rare!
10. Porno: Art innit?
11. Personal Cool: A Fiction
12. Wait a minute! This photocopy isn't old!
13. What next: Archival fun in the age of disposable historical documentation
14. I Stood Next To Hendrix On A Bus
15. When We're Young And When We're Old
16. The Birth of the Uncool
17. With Apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan
Kugelberg's also done stuff related to Jack Smith, Semina, Punk Magazine, Ed Wood (Previously
), Paul Williams (Previously
), Baron Corvo, Crass, etc.