For perhaps obvious reasons (read the story included herein), THE2NDHAND editor Todd Dills crossed the writer/editor line with this special edition of the broadsheet, featuring his tale of the short-lived Chicago Stupidists, faux/not-so degenerate literary renegades making short work of more staid troupes in turn-of-the-century Chi-town. Beyond the section of mostly Dills-initiated Pitchfork Battalion collaborative efforts, the story of the manifesto is his sole contribution as a writer to THE2NDHAND’s All Hands On 10th-anniversary anthology, available now for order via this page.
Dills founded THE2NDHAND in 2000 and is the author of the novel Sons of the Rapture (2006). Find more from him via his Wing & Fly blog.
The issue also features illustrations by longtime T2H illustrator Andrew Davis, likewise included in the book.
To read this issue in pdf click on the thumbnail of the front side below. Options for ordering the print broadsheet are below as well (orders typically include a couple back issues, though if there's one you're particularly interested in, please feel free to specify), and otherwise, look for it on the street in Nashville, Chicago, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Amherst...
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