Poseur

Poseur

A Memoir of Downtown New York City in the '90s

Book - 2013
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Marc Spitz assumed that if he lived like his literary and rock 'n' roll heroes, he would become a great artist, too. He conveniently overlooked the fact that many of them died young, broke, and miserable. In his candid, wistful, touching, and hilarious memoir, Poseur, the music journalist, playwright, author, and blogger recounts his misspent years as a suburban kid searching for authenticity, dangerous fun, and druggy, downtown glory: first during New York's last era of risk and edge, the pre-gentrification '90s, and finally as a flamboyant and notorious rock writer, partying and posing during the music industry's heady, decadent last gasp. Amazon.com, viewed March 25, 2013.
Publisher: Boston : Da Capo Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780306821745
0306821745
Characteristics: 362 pages ; 24 cm

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