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THEY LIVE: A VISUAL AND CULTURAL AWAKENING Various Authors. Foreword by John Carpenter & Edited by Craig Oldham

A visual celebration of one of the 80s most revered cult films, designed as a perfect replica from the film’s iconic magazine stand. Politics, art, music, comics, literature, philosophy, and of course film,   They Livetouches on topics that are as relevant now as they were then. Leading cultural figures, explore and examine the film’s influence and impact. Foreword from director,   John Carpenter  and published by Rough Trade Books.

— Designed as a replica of the original film prop, including all the infamous commands
— Bubblegum scented
— Subliminal commands hidden throughout the book
— Original short-story in full by   Ray Nelson
— Comic Book adaptation in full by   Ray Nelson  and   Bill Wray
— Original contributions from   John Grant, Slavoj Zizek, Shepard Fairey, Roger Luckhurst, and   Brandalism
— Rare and unseen archive material exploring the film’s genesis
— Specialist glyph typeface of the alien language (Formaldehyde-face)
— Rare archive imagery from   Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer, Guerrilla Girls, the LA Times, the Reagan family, the Trump Campaign and WWE.

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