Camden Joy

Late 90s indie-rock rantster — per­pe­trat­ed a suc­cess­ful series of NYC poster pranks — got a book deal, became author, wrote many — now over and gone.


Ear­ly cov­er­age in Salon (1997); even­tu­al­ly Gale Research made a [amazonify]B000RY9R2G::text::::bio[/amazonify]. See also “Cam­den Joy’s pop obses­sion” by Jen­nifer Pryzy­byl­s­ki (1999)

Aquar­ius records exhib­it (defunct)




Lost Joy [excerpt] [inter­view] [review]

[amazonify]0970085869::text::::Cam­den Joy[/amazonify], self-titled box set (High­wa­ter Books)

[amazonify]B0006R3H16::text::::The lost man­i­festoes of Cam­den Joy[/amazonify]

[amazonify]B001DWAGSU::text::::New York Post Mod­ern[/amazonify], var­i­ous artists, spo­ken word audio CD (Hits Post Mod­ern Syn­drome)

[amazonify]1891241079::text::::The Last Rock Star Book: Or Liz Phair, a Rant[/amazonify] [excerpt]


The Way the Crack­er Crum­bles,” Vil­lage Voice (March 28, 2000)

town/”>Ghost Town,” Vil­lage Voice (March 7, 2000)

total-systems-failure/1″>Total Sys­tems Fail­ure,” Vil­lage Voice (Jan­u­ary 18, 2000)

For further reading

If this is all too rock-n-roll, there’s also the 2006 [amazonify]1412070708::text::::memoir[/amazonify] of Joy Cam­den, an Eng­lish bal­le­ri­na.

[amazonify]0970085869[/amazonify] [amazonify]1891241079[/amazonify] [amazonify]B0006R3H16[/amazonify] [amazonify]B000RY9R2G[/amazonify]

First published on March 2nd, 2009 at 1:56 pm

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