James Curcio

Biography

James Curcio is a bewildered madman with a sledgehammer made of words. That's a bit long to put on a business card, so usually it's said "editor", "creative director", "designer," "professional dilettante" or "cat-wrangler."
This checkered career began around 2001 when he graduated Bard college with the world's most lucrative degree (Philosophy), and co-founded a media collective. Next stop was LA, where he played in the first of several bands, and released "JOIN MY CULT!" with New Falcon press. This was a Burroughs-esque satire about 90s counterculture groups that no one seemed to recognize as satire.
The following decade of "fast life and dissipation" on the Con / Fest circuit gave birth to albums, books, graphic novels, web media series, and essays. That at the least paid dividends in counterculture street cred and free mochas. In a move that may have been a cry for help, he also acted in the world's first Gonzomentary.

Many books and startups later, he's still keeping it irreverent, but has since developed a keener appreciation for fact. He lives with a harem of feral lesbians and lions somewhere in the mountains, probably.

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Books

Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011
You set the price! Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Through the voices of many contributors, we collectively take a hard look at the blurred lines between narrative and truth, philosophy and literature, personal history and cultural memory.

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