Download Apocalypse Culture by Adam Parfrey PDF

By Adam Parfrey

"Apocalypse Culture is obligatory analyzing for all these concerned about the difficulty of our instances. a unprecedented assortment not like something i've got ever encountered. those are the terminal files of the 20 th century."—J.G. Ballard

Show description

Read or Download Apocalypse Culture PDF

Best true crime books

The Murder of Marilyn Monroe: Case Closed

On the grounds that Marilyn Monroe died between suspicious conditions at the evening of August four, 1962, there were queries and theories, allegations and investigations, yet no definitive facts approximately accurately what occurred and who used to be concerned . . . beforehand. within the homicide of Marilyn Monroe: Case Closed, well known MM specialist Jay Margolis and manhattan occasions bestselling writer Richard Buskin eventually lay to leisure greater than fifty years of untamed hypothesis and erroneous assertions by means of truly naming, for the 1st time, the display goddess's killer whereas using the testimony of eye-witnesses to precisely what happened inside of her condo on 5th Helena force in Los Angeles' Brentwood local.

The Killing of Tupac Shakur

Poet, superstar, innovative -- Tupac Amaru Shakur was once the preferred rapper on the planet. nobody symbolized the violence on the center of gangsta rap greater than Tupac, and he eventually fell sufferer to that violence, gunned down in a drive-by taking pictures in Las Vegas at age 25.

Who did it and why? This uncooked no-holds-barred account discloses new details, together with unique photograph proof, in regards to the unsolved homicide of Tupac: the failed research, the rap wars, the killing of Biggie Smalls, the Bloods-Crips connection, and the numerous attainable reasons resulting in the homicide that rocked the song international.

Real Crime Scene Investigations: Forensic Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Forensic technology is more and more very important in fixing crime, and hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe are captivated by way of the television programmes "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: long island" at the moment being proven on Channel five. during this interesting booklet, specialists equivalent to murder detectives, forensic scientists and crime lab experts show the tales in the back of their so much hard circumstances.

Cold North Killers. Canadian Serial Murder

Canada is obvious as a calm position, yet this serious warning call exhibits us that there were greater than 60 serial killers in our heritage. constrained time supply. There are greater than 60 serial murderers in Canadian historical past. For too lengthy expertise of serial homicide in Canada has been restrained toWest Coastbutcher Clifford Olson and the "Schoolgirl Murderers" Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka, in addition to the awful acts of pig farmer Robert Pickton.

Extra resources for Apocalypse Culture

Sample text

To the president, he is a political and personal adviser. ” Thus, from the earliest days of the nation’s history, the attorney general has been in an uncomfortable, frequently impossible position. As an officer of the court, the attorney general seeks justice. As a cabinet member and adviser to the president, the attorney general seeks to protect the White House from its “enemies” no matter how honorable they may be. But with the 1870 decision making the attorney general the commander of what has developed into a formidable investigative force, the challenge became even more difficult.

Perhaps the most astonishing such metamorphosis involves the federal mail fraud statute, a vaguely worded law originally approved by Congress in 1872. 23 The rapid growth in the legal responsibilities and activities of the Justice Department has been reflected, of course, in a steady expansion of the agency’s staff and budget. At first, as already noted, the attorney general had no staff. Shortly after the beginning of the twentieth century, approximately thirty years after the creation of the Justice Department, the attorney general was, at least in theory, responsible for the work of 260 employees in Washington and another 1,300 around the country.

Last year, the department had approximately 100,000 employees, a sixty-six-fold increase in departmental employees since 1904. GROWTH IN FEDERAL PROSECUTORS 1980–1992 (per million population) Although Presidents Reagan and Bush both argued for a smaller and less intrusive federal government, their views apparently did not apply to the Justice Department: During their time in office the number of federal prosecutors more than doubled. As a result of the serious budget problems of the Clinton years, this expansion has come to an end.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.02 of 5 – based on 49 votes