Library of Junk

Books (15) Movies (14) Songs (4)

A collection of articles, images and links to scurrilous propaganda and buried truth, related to junk.

Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom

Author:Andy Letcher


added by sayarsan on 3rd Jul, 2012
Written by Andy Letcher this 300 page volume looks at hallucinogenic mushrooms from all angles and it covers them all pretty thoroughly, published first in 2007 it must be among the most recent of the... more


Director: Theodoros Bafaloukos


added by sayarsan on 8th Jun, 2012
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia; Rockers is a 1978 Jamaican film by Theodoros Bafaloukos. Several popular reggae artists star in the movie, including Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, Burning Spear, Gregory... more

The Harder They Come

Director: Perry Henzell


added by sayarsan on 8th Jun, 2012
From 1972 this movie is like a matinee cops and robbers movie set in Trenchtown Jamaica amid gangland warfare, the music scene and daily life among the dispossessed. The central character Ivan, was a figure in... more

I'm Waiting for the Man

Written by:Lou Reed


Performed by:Lou Reed
Off:The Velvet Underground and Nico
added by sayarsan on 26th Apr, 2012
"He's never early, he's always late. First thing you learn is that you've always got to wait." Too true. This song is another from the same vignette as Heroin but isn't so long or intense. It is a rocker... more

A Dangerous Method

Director: David Cronenberg


added by sayarsan on 25th Apr, 2012
"'A Dangerous Method' is a 2011 Canadian historical film directed by David Cronenberg and starring Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley and Vincent Cassel. The screenplay was adapted by Academy... more

Requiem for a Dream

Director: Darren Aronofsky


added by sayarsan on 18th Apr, 2012
"Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Marlon Wayans and Jennifer Connelly. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Hubert... more


Written by:Lou Reed


Performed by:Lou Reed
Off:The Velvet Underground and Nico
added by sayarsan on 11th Apr, 2012
With a name like this it is de riguer it be first on this catalogue. Coming from the scene around Andy Warhol and the Factory in 1964 (released in '67) put the Velvets firmly in the mould of freaks and their... more

Dead Ringers

Director: David Cronenberg


added by sayarsan on 11th Apr, 2012
From Wiki; "Dead Ringers is a 1988 psychological drama film starring Jeremy Irons in a dual role as identical twin gynecologists. Director David Cronenberg co-wrote the screenplay with Norman Snider; their... more


Director: Jonas Åkerlund


added by felix on 3rd Apr, 2012
An out-of-control speed freak (Schwartzman) is introduced his drug of choice's creator (Rourke) by his dealer (Leguizamo). A massive three-day adventure ensues (with Fugit, Murphy, and Suvari in tow). This... more

The pharmaceutical industry: a guide to historical records

Author:By Lesley Richmond, Julie Stevenson, Alison Turton


added by sayarsan on 28th Mar, 2012
From The pharmaceutical industry has changed beyond all recognition in the past 100 years. The modern industry is constantly in the news as new breakthroughs in medical treatment are announced,... more