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DARK STARS RISING available December 14th

Still looking for that perfect stocking stuffer for the underground cinema fan on your list? Well, here comes Santa Claus!!!

DARK STARS RISING, Shade Rupe’s new collection of interviews, pics and unbelievable tidbits of Mondo trivia is available tomorrow!

The smaller half of Penn & Teller ends his silence for a lengthy discussion of magic and falsehoods… Divine opens the closet during his transition to playing male roles… Faster Pussycat! Kill, Kill!’s Tura Satana tells it like it is from burlesque shows to Hollywood… Alejandro Jodorowsky showers cinema lovers with psychomagic… Genesis Breyer P-Orridge lays down the gauntlet with his creations Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV… and much much more.

Dark Stars Rising, featuring conversations between Shade Rupe (Funeral Party) and 27 of the leading lights of the transgressive arts (including Peter Sotos, Teller, Chas Ballun, Gaspar Noe, William Lustig and Floria Sigismondi, to name a few), is more than a mere book. Clocking in at 558 teeming pages, featuring over 500 jaw dropping images, many rare or unseen, and sporting a design of mind bending intricacy, each chapter boasting its very own lavish layout, DARK STARS RISING is a cross between a carnival, a massacre, and everyone’s ideal dinner party…

Just make sure you check the menu.

by Shade Rupe


27 Interviews
Over 500 rare images
558 Pages

“The most fearsome creatures in the transgressive cinema.” Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times”

“An untamed grab bag of gonzo weirdos in one lovingly sculpted collection. A must-have for miscreants of almost every persuasion.”
Chris Alexander, Fangoria

“There is a smarter universe out there and Shade may just have inadvertently mapped its manifesto.” Steven Severin, Siouxsie and the Banshees

“Nobly horrific. I loved it!” Ken Russell, director Altered States

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