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Drugs Are Nice

Author : Lisa Carver
ISBN : 9781932360943
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 89.71 MB
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"Lisa "Suckdog" Carver has written widely on popular music, culture, and her own sex life. With Drugs Are Nice, she charts the birth of the movement she helped create, from the dizzying highs of European performance art tours to the genesis of the zine phenomenon." "When her drug dealer father calmly told fifteen-year-old Lisa he'd murdered a man, she knew any chance of a normal life was off. Soon after, she found herself on stage at a Veteran's Hall punk show, caterwauling while hitting things and people. Suckdog - called "the most interesting band in the world" by England's Melody Maker - was born." "Lisa Carver left the United States at the age of nineteen, becoming a teen publisher, a teen bride (to French musician Jean Louis Costes), and a teen prostitute. Hustler called Rollerderby "quite possibly the greatest zine ever," and the Utne Reader chose Lisa Carver as one of the "100 Visionaries Who Will Change Your Life." But when her baby was born in 1994 with a chromosomal deletion and his dad - industrial music maven and rumored Nazi Boyd Rice - became violent, Lisa realized the life that needed changing was her own." "Drugs Are Nice is about the generation that wanted to break every rule, then vanished without a trace. No one has made the right film or written the definitive book about them. Until now."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Colourcash

Author : Barry Voeten
ISBN : 9789081504928
Genre : Business & Economics
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Colourcash is a holistic design of an ecologically sustainable economic system. It is a combination of general common-sense and concepts from Cradle to Cradle, the Ecological Footprint, the LETS trading system and biological self-organization.
Category: Business & Economics

Lost In The Grooves

Author : Kim Cooper
ISBN : 9781135879211
Genre : Music
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Do you remember these great pop stars and their hits? Deerhoof's The Man, The King, The Girl Butch Hancock's West Texas Waltzes and Dust Blown Tractor Tunes, Swamp Dogg's Cuffed, Collared and Tagged, Michael Head's The Magical World Of The Strands, John Trubee's The Communists Are Coming to Kill Us, John Phillips's Wolf King of L.A., and Michel Magne's Moshe Mouse Crucifiction? You will when you read Lost in the Grooves, a fascinating guide to the back alleys off the pop music superhighway. Pop music history is full of little-known musicians, whose work stands defiantly alone, too quirky, distinctive, or demented to appeal to a mass audience. This book explores the nooks and crannies of the pop music world, unearthing lost gems from should-have-been major artists (Sugarpie DeSanto, Judee Sill), revisiting lesser known works by established icons (Marvin Gaye's post-divorce kissoff album, Here My Dear; The Ramones' Subterranean Jungle), and spotlighting musicians who simply don't fit into neat categories (k. mccarty, Exuma). The book's encyclopedic alphabetical structure throws off strange sparks as disparate genres and eras rub against each other: folk-psych iconoclasts face louche pop crooners; outsider artists set their odd masterpieces down next to obscurities from the stars; lo-fi garage rock cuddles up with the French avant-garde; and roots rock weirdoes trip over bubblegum. This book will delight any jukebox junkie or pop culture fan.
Category: Music

Spin

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From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear. With dynamic photography, bold graphic design, and informed irreverence, the pages of SPIN pulsate with the energy of today's most innovative sounds. Whether covering what's new or what's next, SPIN is your monthly VIP pass to all that rocks.
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Sedation E Book

Author : Stanley F. Malamed
ISBN : 9780323075961
Genre : Medical
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Combining essential theory with “how-to technical instruction, this concise guide is the leading reference for basic techniques in sedation and anxiety control in the dental office. The latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists keep you up-to-date with the latest medical standards. Content on patient management for pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients helps you successfully treat any patient population. In-depth discussions of the pharmacology of commonly used sedative agents allow you to fully understand properties and characteristics of drugs used. Combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction Boxes and tables highlight key information and make it easy to find important content. Chapter 40-Legal Considerations includes the current liability standards for patient treatment to help you protect yourself and your patients. Chapter 41-The Controversial Development of Anesthesiology in Dentistry focuses on the growing controversies, legal and otherwise, from both without and within the profession. Updated patient management procedures provide the most current guidelines on everything from AHA CPR standards to the safest sedative procedures. Full-color art program shows anatomy and other important concepts in vibrant detail. Photos of the newest sedation and emergency equipment ensure you have the latest information on developments in the field.
Category: Medical

This Is Why We Can T Have Nice Things

Author : Whitney Phillips
ISBN : 9780262329002
Genre : Computers
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Why the troll problem is actually a culture problem: how online trolling fits comfortably within today's media landscape. Internet trolls live to upset as many people as possible, using all the technical and psychological tools at their disposal. They gleefully whip the media into a frenzy over a fake teen drug crisis; they post offensive messages on Facebook memorial pages, traumatizing grief-stricken friends and family; they use unabashedly racist language and images. They take pleasure in ruining a complete stranger's day and find amusement in their victim's anguish. In short, trolling is the obstacle to a kinder, gentler Internet. To quote a famous Internet meme, trolling is why we can't have nice things online. Or at least that's what we have been led to believe. In this provocative book, Whitney Phillips argues that trolling, widely condemned as obscene and deviant, actually fits comfortably within the contemporary media landscape. Trolling may be obscene, but, Phillips argues, it isn't all that deviant. Trolls' actions are born of and fueled by culturally sanctioned impulses—which are just as damaging as the trolls' most disruptive behaviors. Phillips describes, for example, the relationship between trolling and sensationalist corporate media—pointing out that for trolls, exploitation is a leisure activity; for media, it's a business strategy. She shows how trolls, “the grimacing poster children for a socially networked world,” align with social media. And she documents how trolls, in addition to parroting media tropes, also offer a grotesque pantomime of dominant cultural tropes, including gendered notions of dominance and success and an ideology of entitlement. We don't just have a trolling problem, Phillips argues; we have a culture problem. This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things isn't only about trolls; it's about a culture in which trolls thrive.
Category: Computers

Drugs Are Great

Author : Neal Dias
ISBN : 9781483638300
Genre : Self-Help
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About the Book At the age of forty seven years old, and looking back on my life I realized how destructive my life was and decided to share it with anticipation I can help others. At the age of twelve years old when most parents think they know their children, many of them really do not. For some reason at age twelve there are so many challenges and decision for them to make. The thought of having a crush on someone come into their lives. Thinking about sex and possibly testing the waters with drugs as well. It is hard for a parent to imagine their little child thinking along those lines, but it happens. At the age of twelve, children begin to test the waters never knowing the full consequences for their actions. What seems so simple and harmless is a silent act of destruction and possible death. I thought I knew everything, and I became addicted to drugs only to learn the hard way, coming close to death on at least three occasions. This book is about the life of a twelve year old child that one was innocent and fell to destruction. This book is about an innocent child who loved playing sports, loved life and never knew how easily life changed in a matter of a few years. This book is about the life a twelve year old on the verge of death, only to survive to tell his story.
Category: Self-Help

Bust

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ISBN : UOM:39015066363857
Genre : Feminism
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Core Psychiatry E Book

Author : Padraig Wright
ISBN : 9780702048586
Genre : Medical
File Size : 51.84 MB
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A new edition of a highly successful, award winning textbook for trainee psychiatrists, covering in one volume all the subjects required for the new MRCPsych and similar exams. Written in a highly engaging manner, it will also prove invaluable to qualified psychiatrists who need to keep up-to-date with the latest developments, as well as clinical psychologists, general practitioners, psychiatric nurses and senior medical students Concise yet comprehensive, Core Psychiatry relfects the latest developments in the curriculum plus all that is new and essential in clinical practice and the sciences that underpin it. It includes new information on the new Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act as well as enhanced sections on psychopharmacology, old age psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and rehabilitation. The book also makes refernce to the latest NICE guidelines and includes new sections on sleep medicine and trauma psychiatry. New edition of a popular MRCPsych curriculum based text Previous edition ‘Highly Commended’ (Mental Health category) in the BMA Awards 2005 Contains useful summary boxes, lists and key points to make last minute learning easy Comprehensive and authoritative resource written by contributors to ensure complete accuracy and currency of specialist information Chapters prepared by specialists working in conjunction with trainees – content totally up-to-date and jointly written by authors who have recently been in the exam situation Contains the latest findings in sleep medicine and trauma psychiatry Expanded section on psychology – including social psychology – to reflect the latest MRCPych examination format Text updated in full to reflect the new Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act Relevant chapters now contain a ‘skills and competency’ section to reflect changes in MRCPsych curriculum Updating and amendments to improve coverage of old age psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and rehabilitation Contains reference to the latest NICE guidelines in boxes and tables Enhanced discussion of the use of the best current management options, both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic, the latter including CBT, DBT, EMDR and psychodynamic group, couple and family therapy.
Category: Medical