Adventures in Journalism

A Series by Steven Hager

The Pied Piper of Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This extensive profile of Afrika Bambaataa was the first time the words "hip hop" appeared in the Village Voice and this story woke many people up to the fact that rap music, break dancing and graffiti were all artistically connected.
Bugging Out on the Endless Peak
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 4 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Dance music
Three years ago, the Buggas ruled the Fun House, but now the Juice Crew is on top! Just don't mess with White Lightning, or your gonna get burned! The Story of New York City's legendary Fun House.
Rock's First Diva
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Arlene Smith was only 16-years-old when she became the first female rock star to emerge from the world of R&B, fronting her group, The Chantels. She forged a trail later traveled by Ronnie Spector and Diana Ross.
True Ghost Stories
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Three true-life ghost stories in New York City are investigated in this brief article on ghosts. The final story is by far the scariest and as far as I know, I'm the only reporter who ever wrote about Jean and Patti, who experienced something so terrifying they had to seek professional help to deal with the trauma.
The Doomsday Brigade
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
During the summer of 1981, fears of Armageddon swept across the land as people organized for the complete breakdown of society.
Is the Art World Ready for Graffiti?
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 1 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
On April 9, 1981, a graffiti exhibit titled "Beyond Words" opened at the Mudd Club Art Gallery. Covering this event was my first major foray into the world of hip hop.
The Great Phase 2
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 3 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
One of the most elusive pioneers of New York City graffiti granted a rare interview in 1982.
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
In the 1980s the art world turned upside down as punks and graffiti artists suddenly catapulted to center stage. This insightful book captures the social environment that launched artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, while chronicling the rise and fall of the East Village scene. Now updated with exclusive never-before-seen photos and images.
Dirty Money
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 10 · Opinions and essays, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
In this brief history of banking, the author traces the shadow of corruption that has followed the banking industry throughout recorded history accompanied by lavish illustrations.
Cannabis Cures Cancer?
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. You set the price! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?
Secret Societies
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
From the origins of the Sicilian "men of honor" society in New Orleans, to the tomb of Yale's Skull & Bones in Connecticut, secret societies have long held a hidden influence over our lives.
Everything You Need To Know About The JFK Assassination
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 13. You set the price! Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Although many books tell you we don't know who killed John F. Kennedy, the truth has been available for years to anyone who wants to look deeply into the evidence. Numerous sources from inside the CIA and organized crime have revealed what they knew about the plot over the years and Lee Harvey Oswald was just a patsy.
The Bitcoin Revolution
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
Bitcoin is rapidly transforming the financial landscape with a peer-to-peer solution for wealth transfer. It has already shown the capacity to absorb tremendous resources and withstand crisis sell-offs. Read this short ebook to understand why you should invest in this revolutionary computer art meets cryptography concept.