powerHouse Books Launch: Dealers by Peter Madsen, with Jesse Pearson and a performance from Himanshu of Das Racist

powerHouse Books Launch: Dealers by Peter Madsen, with Jesse Pearson and a performance from Himanshu of Das Racist

Friday Nov 15, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THE POWERHOUSE ARENA [Dumbo]
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201



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Apology founder Jesse Pearson joins Madsen in conversation, and their discussion will be followed by a performance from Himanshu of Das Racist.
About Dealers:

For Dealers, street reporter Peter Madsen set out across NYC—from staid Gramercy residences to bleak homeless hangouts; grimy Bushwick bike messenger bars and tony Park Avenue penthouses—to interview this particular criminal class. Through anonymous one-on-one interviews with an alarmingly wide host of subjects (including a transient heroin-addict supporting his habit, cute art-school girls running a weed lounge, a connection-ready concierge, fixed-gear weed couriers, stick-up kids, and a lawyer who deals on the side), Madsen extracts un-glamorized, sometimes hilarious, and always nuanced accounts of the navigators of NYC’s expansive drug underworld.

 

 

 

About the Author:

A native Minnesotan born to a Swede and a Wisconsinite, Peter Madsen lives in Brooklyn. A longtime contributor to Thrasher magazine, the bicycle messenger works in Manhattan, where he has conducted over 250 on-the-spot interviews with New Yorkers, largely panhandlers, for his ongoing “Word on the Street New York” project. He spent his entire advance for this book on a gold chain. He loves your cat.


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