Tuesday, May 07, 2024

From Punk to Pussy- Available Now on Amazon


This is a collection of...
300 pages of the most obscure lowbrow artwork you've NEVER seen. Within these pages lie the remnants of forgotten gig posters, one-issue publishing relics, off-the-grid art shows and bizarre artwork for 45 RPM singles that never quite made it to the mainstream.

Make no mistake...
this is not your typical art book. No, it's a descent into the lower infernos of pop-culture, where Filipino restaurants morph into punk palaces and early internet 
digirati burn money on parties and failed dot coms.

This journey takes place...
through the visual art and memory banks of 
Karl Kotas. Explore the forgotten punks of San Francisco. Stumble upon music, art, and industrial decay in Buffalo, N.Y. Learn about an underground comic book that foreshadowed the cringey musical RENT. Observe the meteoric rise and fall of internet pioneers in Silicon Alley. Enjoy recent insanity in the form of art fair mania and NFT madness.

But wait, there's more...
Brace yourself for cameo appearances by industrial, death metal band 
Fear Factory, punk/funk superstar Rick JamesKeith Richards of the Rolling Stones, and "head pervert" Praga Khan, and his group Lords of Acid. This is a collision of worlds where lowbrow art meets crypto, and lewd cartoons become valuable tokens.

More importantly...
From Punk to Pussy is a journey through the back alleys of creativity, where failed art galleries and doomed dot com startups are celebrated, and where pre-punk pioneers and post-porn performance artists find their place in the annals of art history.

What's more...
this is a journey from the prehistoric era of punk rock to the Quantum future of DEFI and the salvation of humanity. No shit. Seriously.

But, what's this got to do with Pussy?
You'll have to read the book to find out.

Musicians & Bands Included: Backstage Pass, Bandaloons, Beluga Whale, Charles Biscuit Band, Cold Beer & Broads, Cornell Hurd, Crazy Boys, Cunning Stuntz, Davy & The Crockettes, Death, Devo, Ducks (Neil Young), Pearl Harbour & Explosions, The Fems, Freestone, Full Force, Gaye Bykers on Acid, Goo Goo Dolls, Great Shakes (David Cohen of Country Joe & Blues Project), Iggy Pop, Keith Richards, Kim Fowley, Leila and the Snakes, Little Roger and the Goosebumps, Liars, Lords of Acid, Lydia Lunch, Magnum, Mary Monday and the Bitches, Michael Spears Band, Mile High, Nimbus, Omar Doom, Ore, Ozzie, Overland Freight, Praga Khan, Process and the Doo Rags, Psychotic Pineapple, Rage, Rick James, Romance, Rodney Bingenheimer, Streamliner, Street Punks, The Vores, The Weasels, The Whoremones, The Zippers, Zolar X