Octopus Conspiracy
and Other Vignettes from the Counterculture — From Hippies to High Times to Hip-Hop and Beyond . . .

Insightful essays on the genesis of subcultures from new wave and yuppies to graffiti and rap

From the birth of hip-hop culture in the South Bronx to the influence of nightclubs in shaping the modern art world in New York, a generation of countercultural events and icons are brought to life in this personal account of the life and experiences of a former investigative reporter and editor of High Times. Evidence from cutting-edge conspiracy research including the real story behind the JFK assassination and the Franklin Savings and Loan cover-up is presented. Quirky personalities and compelling snapshots of life in the 1980s and 1990s emerge in this collection of vignettes from a landmark figure in journalism.

Steven Hager is the author of Adventures in Counterculture, Art After Midnight, and Hip Hop. He is a former reporter for the New York Daily News and former editor of High Times. He lives in Woodstock, New York. Kris Millegan is the son of a CIA intelligence official. He has written articles for High Times and Paranoia Magazine. He lives in Walterville, Oregon.

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Price: $19.95 + $5.95 S&H
Category: History, Current Events, Small Press Selection
Pages: 320
Book Type: Cloth
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
ISBN: 0975290614

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