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Cult poet and musician Mike Doughty makes his print debut with "Slanky," a black-comic stroll through the demimonde of pop culture and modern urban life. Doughty's poems are at once absurdest and matter-of-fact; the images he conjures are thrown into high relief through cutting wordplay. In a series of prose poems about showbiz, he re imagines Cookie Monster as a burned-out suicide, and cheesy talk-show host Joe Franklin as a cross-dressing witness to the apocalypse. And in "For Charlotte, Unlisted," he wrenchingly tracks ...

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Slanky 2012, Soft Skull Press

ISBN-13: 9781593765040

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Slanky 2002, Soft Skull Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781887128711

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