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Marc Spitz releases memoir Poseur

Marc Spitz releases memoir Poseur
Music journalist Marc Spitz has released a new book called Poseur: A Memoir of Downtown New York City in the ’90s.

The book recalls Marc’s jounrey from impressionable teen to desperate junkie, to successful journalist and eventually middle-aged writer. Over the course of the book he tells stories of how he fell in love with then-aspiring actress Julie Bowen, mourned the death of Kurt Cobain and other celebrity stories.

Marc attended Bennington College during his youth spending a semester living in Bohemian squalor in Manhattan’s Chelsea Hotel. He moved to the pre-gentrified East Village and then to Williamsburg, Brooklyn before it became a hipster haven. Spitz didn’t fall into the debauched, sexually-risky and heroin-polluted culture of 1990’s New York’s hip
demimonde: he pushed himself there.

Poseur pays tribute to New York City’s last bohemian period; the time before Facebook and technology took over our lives.

You can find out more information about Marc and the book at www.marcspitz.com

By Pip Ellwood

Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Little Pip Digital.

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