The Resource The book of the un : friends of Smiley : dissertations from dystopia, by Chicken John Rinaldi ; edited by Benjamin Wachs

The book of the un : friends of Smiley : dissertations from dystopia, by Chicken John Rinaldi ; edited by Benjamin Wachs

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The book of the un : friends of Smiley : dissertations from dystopia
Title
The book of the un
Title remainder
friends of Smiley : dissertations from dystopia
Statement of responsibility
by Chicken John Rinaldi ; edited by Benjamin Wachs
Title variation
  • Friends of Smiley
  • Dissertations from dystopia
Title variation remainder
dissertations from dystopia
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Book of the Un is the sequel to Chicken John Rinaldi?s wildly popular 2012 book: "The Book of the Is." In his new book, Rinaldi goes for broke and calls for a global thesis for artists to come together and create the change needed in the world that only artists, together, are capable of. The Book of the Un is filled with stories, analogies and irreverent examples of how things actually work... or don?t. Rinaldi presents a vision of utopia as an inescapable inevitability, leaving readers both hopeful and perplexed. The Book of the Un makes four points and they fit together in the most unlikely ways: #1) There is a magic to doing shows and that magic is crazy powerful. #2) We are experiencing a phenomena of ?movements? -- the Movement of Movements. #3) Art Groups are suffering from patterned bad behavior and can be mapped with a 12 point, predictable script. #4) We need to create a global artists thesis. The Book of the Un tackles these four points with an accessible dissertation, written in a conversational style, yet packed with information, examples, and citations. Rinaldi references his history as a punk in the early hardcore days in NYC then as an organizer in SF in everything from the Cacophony Society to Burning Man to the first punk circus and many things in-between too complex and messy to report here. An effective, brutal thinker, Rinaldi presents his odd viewpoints with a sometimes jarring, no-nonsense writing style -- it's easy to see why so many people love to hate this guy
Cataloging source
OTZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rinaldi, Chicken John
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3618.I53
  • PS3618.I53
LC item number
B66 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wachs, Benjamin
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  • Artists
  • Entertainers
  • Artists
  • Art
  • Art
  • Artists
  • Entertainers
  • California
  • United States
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The book of the un : friends of Smiley : dissertations from dystopia, by Chicken John Rinaldi ; edited by Benjamin Wachs
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Note
"Volume 2"--cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-120)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (120 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The book of the un : friends of Smiley : dissertations from dystopia, by Chicken John Rinaldi ; edited by Benjamin Wachs
Link
Publication
Note
"Volume 2"--cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-120)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (120 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote

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