Punk is Dad, Jamie Johns, 2018, TGIGIFFY, 20 x 12 cm, 16 pages, PB
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TGIGITFFY is proud to present Punk is Dad by Jamie Johns; an engaging, powerful and important text now released in an open edition. Originally released in 2011 as a beautifully produced edition of 35 by Oso Press of Los Angeles, USA we're now able to deliver a near-facsimile edition with a wider distribution.

Original and appropriated images and texts that convey gendered dialogues in punk and noise-related media. Fold-out of Dorothy single cover.

To quote a dear friend and collaborator:

"It is embarrassing to talk about PUNK IS DAD because Jamie's presentation is so succinct you end up using twice as many words as her only to clomp and lurch around its perfection. I will just say that this zine is sharply vindicating for people who love punk but also think about its contradictions, its recuperation, and its deep possibility so undermined by the alienating force of male punk attitude. And if you haven't really thought about these things so much, but you love punk, it will turn your body to a skeleton.”

Jamie Johns is a consultant and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Previously she wrote the "Freak Scene" column for The Fader, has been published in other places like Vogue and Interview, and wrote another zine for Oso Press called "Tour of China" about Chinese history. She is currently the co-DJ of the monthly radio show Part Time Punk on The Lot Radio and has a lot of opinions on just about everything, but especially music.
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