Induced Coma review from Chicago Review

Tara Stillions Whitehead, Chicago Review While Harold Jaffe’s writing has been dubbed “literary terrorism” by numerous critics (and even his own publishers), one would find it difficult to categorize Induced Coma: 50 and 100 Word Stories, his most recent volume of docufiction, as terroristic. Rather, Jaffe’s meticulous deconstructions of mainstream “news” articles and various other online […]

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Real Time / Virtual: A Dialogue

between Harold Jaffe and Gary Lain Gary Lain: There is a line of theoretical inquiry, beginning with Debord in the 1960’s, further developed by Baudrillard, and then more recently in Virilio, addressing the degradation of the actual (or, for our purposes, the degradation of real time) in the service of the virtual. Whether viewed in […]

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Revolutionary Brain by Harold Jaffe Release date: December 6, 2012, distributed by Ingram Trade paperback: 252 pages, 7.5×9.25, $13.95, ISBN: 978-1-935738-32-9 Publicist: Jaym Gates, Guide Dog Books is proud to announce the release of Harold Jaffe’s Revolutionary Brain, a collection of essays and quasi-essays from one of our most brilliantly innovative provocateurs. Known for his unique […]


Readings and Discussion with Alternative Press Writer Harold Jaffe

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 7:00pm Scanlon Banquet Hall B & C Westfield State University Harold Jaffe’s innovative fiction, non-fiction, and docu-fiction, deal with under-represented voices and perspectives in the American cultural fabric, such as death row prison inmates, political anarchists, and other unusual points of view.  He has devoted his career to “mixing things up.”  […]

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Revolutionary Brain

Here’s another text from my latest collection, Death in Texas (which is looking for a publisher, by the way). It’s called “Revolutionary Brain.” Here is an excerpt: The Red Army Faction cell block had been touted as the most secure prison block in the world; the press was filled with anecdotes of lawyers questioned and […]

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Death in Texas

I completed a book of essays which I am tryng to place with a publisher. It is called “Death in Texas: Essays and Docufictions.” If you would like to read a docufiction which will be included, here’s one.

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