Feral House

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Feral House
Status Active
Founded 1989
Founder Adam Parfrey
Country of origin  United States
Headquarters location Port Townsend, Washington
Nonfiction topics Nonfiction
Imprints Process Media
Official website www.feralhouse.com

Feral House is a book publisher owned and operated by Adam Parfrey. Feral House describes itself as "publishing innovative and celebrated non-fiction books since 1989. Movies have been made, cultural trends influenced and political crimes exposed by our small, independent press." [1]

Feral House was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Port Townsend, Washington.[2]

A sister imprint to Feral House, Process Media, was founded in 2005 in a collaboration with Jodi Wille of Dilettante Press to publish titles that are of differing style and content of Feral House.[3]


Tim Burton's film Ed Wood was based upon the Feral House title, Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood Jr..[4] The Feral House title American Hardcore: A Tribal History by Steven Blush has been made into a feature documentary of the same name, released by Sony Classics in the fall of 2006.[5] Other Feral House titles have had their film rights optioned, and are currently in development: Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs by Brendan Mullen (released as What We Do Is Secret) [6] Tim Burton's film Big Eyes was influenced by the Feral House title, Citizen Keane- The Big Lies Behind Big Eyes..[7]



  • The White Nationalist Skinhead Movement: UK & USA, 1979 - 1993 by Robert Forbes and Eddie Stampton
  • Why Hope?: The Stand Against Civilization by John Zerzan and Lang Gore (New Edition)
  • Disco's Out...Murder's In!: The True Story of Frank the Shank and L.A.'s Deadliest Punk Rock Gang by Heath Mattioli and Dave Spacone
  • Horizontal Collaboration: The Erotic World of Paris, 1920-1946 by Mel Gordon
  • It's A Man's World: Men's Adventure Magazines, The Postwar Pulps by Adam Parfrey (New Edition)
  • Art Chantry Speaks: A Heretic's History of 20th Century Graphic Design by Art Chantry and Rochester Monica Rene
  • The Gates of Janus: Serial Killing and its Analysis by the Moors Murderer Ian Brady by Ian Brady and Colin Wilson (New Edition)
  • Neighbors From Hell: An American Bedtime Story by Jan Frel and John Dolan
  • Pulp Macabre: The Art of Lee Brown Coye's Final and Darkest Era by Mike Hunchback and Caleb Braaten


  • American Grotesque: The Life and Art of William Mortensen by Michael Moynihan and Larry Lytle
  • By William Mortensen The Command to Look: A Master Photographers Method for Controlling the Human Gaze by William Mortensen and George Dunham
  • Caught in the Crossfire: Kerry Thornley, Oswald and the Garrison Investigation by Adam Gorightly
  • The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in America by Mae Brussell and Alex Constantine
  • The Secret Life of a Satanist: The Authorized Biography of Anton Szandor LaVey by Blanche Barton (New Edition)
  • Chemtrails, HAARP, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth by Elana Freeland
  • Republican Party Animal: The "Bad Boy of Holocaust History" Blows the Lid Off Hollywood's Secret History by David Cole
  • Citizen Keane: The Big Lies Behind the Big Eyes by Adam Parfrey and Cletus Nelson
  • White House Call Girl: The Real Watergate Story by Phil Stanford
  • Ye-Ye Girls of '60s French Pop by Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe
  • Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult by Dayal Patterson


  • Financial Vipers of Venice: Alchemical Money, Magical Physics, and Banking in the Middle Ages and Renaissance by Joseph P. Farrell
  • Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game Fixing and the FBI by Brian Tuohy
  • Shelley Unbound: Discovering Frankenstein's True Creator by Scott D. de Hart and Joseph P. Farrell
  • The President and the Provocateur: The Parallel Lives of JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald by Alex Cox
  • You Can't Win by Jack Black and Joe Coleman
  • Sex, Lies and The Dirty by Nik Richie
  • Dying for the Truth: Undercover Inside the Mexican Drug War by the Fugitive Reporters of Blog del Narco by Blog del Narco
  • You Will Die: The Burden of Modern Taboos by Robert Arthur


  • Transhumanism: A Grimoire of Alchemical Agendas by Scott D de Hart and Joseph P. Farrell
  • Several Ways to Die in Mexico City: An Autobiography of Death in Mexico City by Kurt Hollander
  • Hipster Hitler by James Carr and Archana Kumar
  • Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium by Mark Edward
  • The Assassinations: Probe Magazine on JFK, MLK, RFK and Malcolm X by James DiEugenio and Lisa Pease
  • Blood Beneath My Feet: The Journey of a Southern Death Investigator by Joseph Scott Morgan
  • Future Primitive Revisited by John Zerzan
  • Pure Filth by Peter Sotos and Jamie Gillis
  • Ritual America: Secret Brotherhoods and Their Influence on American Society: A Visual Guide by Craig Heimbichner and Adam Parfrey


  • Graffiti Underworld: Villains, Vandals and Visionaries by J.R. Mathews
  • Propaganda and the Holy Writ of The Process Church of the Final Judgment: Including The Gods on War Read by Timothy Wyllie, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Lydia Lynch, and Adam Parfrey Hardcover by Adam Parfrey (Introduction), Timothy Wyllie (Designer)
  • The Manson File: Charles Manson as revealed in letters, photos, stories, songs, art, testimony, and documents by Adam Parfrey
  • Violence Girl: East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage, a Chicana Punk Story by Alice Bag
  • Encyclopaedia of Hell: An Invasion Manual for Demons Concerning the Planet Earth and the Human Race by Martin Olson
  • JFK & UFO: Military-Industrial Conspiracy and Cover-Up from Maury Island to Dallas by Kenn Thomas
  • Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men: The Surviving Elites of the Cosmic War and Their Hidden Agenda by Joseph P. Farrell


  • The Weird World of Eerie Publications: Comic Gore That Warped Millions of Young Minds by Mike Howlett and Stephen R. Bissette
  • American Hardcore (Second Edition): A Tribal History by Steven Blush and George Petros
  • Technological Slavery: The Collected Writings of Theodore J. Kaczynski, a.k.a. "The Unabomber" by Theodore J. Kaczynski]]
  • Speed-Speed-Speedfreak: A Fast History of Amphetamine by Mick Farren
  • Babylon's Banksters: The Alchemy of Deep Physics, High Finance and Ancient Religion by Joseph P. Farrell
  • The Fix Is In: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR by Brian Tuohy


  • THEE PSYCHICK BIBLE: Thee Apocryphal Scriptures ov Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Thee Third Mind ov Thee Temple of Psychick Youth by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Jason Louv
  • Opium for the Masses: Harvesting Nature's Best Pain Medication by Jim Hogshire
  • Love, Sex, Fear, Death: The Inside Story of The Process Church of the Final Judgment by Timothy Wyllie and Adam Parfrey
  • The Compleat Motherfucker: A History of the Mother of All Dirty Words by Jim Dawson
  • The Philosopher's Stone: Alchemy and the Secret Research for Exotic Matter by Joseph P. Farrell


  • Dope Menace: The Sensational World of Drug Paperbacks by Stephen J. Gertz
  • Secret and Suppressed II: Banned Ideas and Hidden History into the 21st Century (v. 2) by Adam Parfrey and Kenn Thomas
  • The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush by Dennis Kucinich and David Swanson
  • Packing Inferno: The Unmaking of a Marine by Tyler E. Boudreau
  • Porn & Pong: How Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider and other Sexy Games Changed Our Culture by Damon Brown and Jon M. Gibson
  • BOMB: The Classic Novel of Anarchist Violence by Frank Harris
  • Voluptuous Panic: The Erotic World of Weimar Berlin (Expanded Edition) by Mel Gordon
  • Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult by Richard B. Spence
  • Running on Emptiness: The Pathology of Civilization by John Zerzan
  • Twilight of the Machines by John Zerzan
  • Secession: How Vermont and All the Other States Can Save Themselves from the Empire by Thomas H. Naylor and Kirkpatrick Sale
  • Voluptuous Panic: The Erotic World of Weimar Berlin (Expanded Edition) by Mel Gordon


  • Dark Mission: The Secret History of NASA by Richard C. Hoagland and Mike Bara
  • Hollywood's Hellfire Club: The Misadventures of John Barrymore, W.C. Fields, Errol Flynn and the Bundy Drive Boys by Gregory William Mank and Charles Heard
  • The Ministry of Truth: Kim Jong-Il's North Korea by Christian Kracht
  • The Secret King: The Myth and Reality of Nazi Occultism by Michael Moynihan and Stephen E. Flowers
  • Mexican Pulp Art by Maria Cristina Tavera
  • Poop Culture: How America Is Shaped by Its Grossest National Product by Dave Praeger and Paul Provenza
  • Top Secret Tourism: Your Travel Guide to Germ Warfare Laboratories, Clandestine Aircraft Bases and Other Places in the United States You're Not Supposed to Know About by Harry Helms
  • Jim Goad's Gigantic Book of Sex by Jim Goad


  • American Hair Metal by Steven Blush
  • Cholo Style: Homies, Homegirls and La Raza by Reynaldo Berrios
  • Room With a View by Lucy Fur
  • The Carnivals of Life and Death: My Profane Youth: 1913-1935 by James Shelby Downard and Elana Freeland
  • The Seven Addictions and Five Professions of Anita Berber: Weimar Berlin's Priestess of Depravity by Mel Gordon
  • Prisoner of X: 20 Years in the Hole at Hustler Magazine by Allan MacDonell


  • The VJ Book: Inspirations and Practical Advice for Live Visuals Performance by Paul Spinrad and Melissa Ulto
  • Aleister Crowley and the Ouija Board by J. Edward Cornelius
  • The Garden of Peculiarities by Jesús Sepúlveda and Daniel Montero
  • Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange and Menacing World of Antarctica by Nicholas Johnson
  • Against Civilization: Readings and Reflections by John Zerzan and Kevin Tucker
  • By John Carter Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons by John Carter


  • Sin-A-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties by Brittany A. Daley and Adam Parfrey
  • 15 to Life: How I Painted My Way to Freedom by Anthony Papa and Jennifer Wynn
  • Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore by Albert Mudrian
  • When Sex Was Dirty by Josh Alan Friedman
  • Orgasmatron: The Heavy Metal Art of Joe Petagno by Joe Petagno
  • SuicideGirls by Missy Suicide
  • Tortures and Torments of the Christian Martyrs: The Classic Martyrology by Reverend Antonio Gallonio
  • True Vampires by Sondra London


  • The Octopus: Secret Government and the Death of Danny Casolaro by Kenn Thomas
  • Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground New Edition by Michael Moynihan
  • War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier by Smedley D. Butler and Adam Parfrey
  • Inside the Shadow Government: National Emergencies and the Cult of Secrecy by Harry Helms
  • Two Thousand Formulas, Recipes and Trade Secrets: The Classic "Do-It-Yourself" Book of Practical Everyday Chemistry by Harry Bennett
  • The Satanic Witch (2nd Edition) by Anton Szandor LaVey
  • Scorched Art: The Incendiary Aesthetic of FlameRite Zippos by Tom Hazelmyer and Coop


  • Russ Columbo and the Crooner Mystique by Joseph Lanza
  • Trust No One: The Secret World of Sidney Reilly by Richard B. Spence
  • Shit Magnet: One Man's Miraculous Ability to Absorb the World's Guilt by Jim Goad
  • Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs by Brendan Mullen and Don Bolles


  • Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler's Jewish Clairvoyant by Mel Gordon
  • Why Bother?: Getting a Life in a Locked-Down Land by Sam Smith
  • Strange Creations: Aberrant Ideas of Human Origins from Ancient Astronauts to Aquatic Apes by Donna Kossy
  • Bubblegum Music is the Naked Truth: The Dark History of Prepubescent Pop, from the Banana Splits to Britney Spears by Kim Cooper and David Smay
  • Kooks: A Guide to the Outer Limits of Human Belief by Donna Kossy
  • Tape Op: The Book About Creative Music Recording by Larry Crane and Tony Visconti


  • Muerte!: Death in Mexican Popular Culture by Harvey Bennett Stafford
  • Snitch Culture: How Citizens are Turned into the Eyes and Ears of the State by Jim Redden
  • Apocalypse Culture II by Adam Parfrey
  • The Revolution: Quotations from Revolution Party Chairman R. U. Sirius by R. U. Sirius
  • The Covert War Against Rock: What You Don't Know About the Deaths of Jim Morrison, Tupac Shakur, Michael Hutchence, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Phil Ochs, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, John Lennon, and Notorious BIG by Alex Constantine
  • The Devil's Notebook by Anton Szandor LaVey
  • Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook by Sean Tejaratchi and Dunn Katherine


  • Struwwelpeter: Fearful Stories and Vile Pictures to Instruct Good Little Folks by Heinrich Hoffmann
  • The X-Rated Bible: An Irreverent Survey of Sex in the Scriptures by Ben Edward Akerley
  • Pills-A-Go-Go: A Fiendish Investigation into Pill Marketing, Art, History & Consumption by Jim Hogshire
  • The Professional Paranoid by H. Michael Sweeney


  • Satan Speaks! by Anton Szandor LaVey
  • Who Murdered Yitzhak Rabin by Barry Chamish
  • Monsters Are Attacking Tokyo!: The Incredible World of Japanese Fantasy by Stuart Galbraith IV and Yukari Fujii
  • The Oklahoma City Bombing and the Politics of Terror by David Hoffman
  • Sex, American Style: American Style - An Illustrated Romp Through the Golden Age of Heterosexuality by Jack Boulware


  • Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind
  • Grossed-Out Surgeon Vomits Inside Patient!: An Insider's Look at the Supermarket Tabloids by Jim Hogshire
  • Guy Debord: Revolutionary by Len Bracken


  • The Octopus: The Secret Government and Death of Danny Casolaro by Kenn Thomas and Jim Keith
  • Cold-Blooded: The Saga of Charles Schmid, the Notorious "Pied Piper of Tucson" (True Crime Series) by John Gilmore
  • Rollerderby: (The Book) (Popcult Series; No. 1) Paperback by Lisa Carver


  • Cult Rapture: Revelations of the Apocalyptic by Adam Parfrey and Joe Coleman
  • Psychic Dictatorship in the U.S.A. by Alex Constantine
  • Loser: The Real Seattle Music Story by Clark Humphrey
  • Influencing Minds: A Reader in Quotations by Leonard Roy Frank


  • Ed Wood: Nightmare of Ecstasy (The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood, Jr.) by Rudolph Grey
  • Beneath the Underground by Bob Black


  • Cosmic Retribution: Infernal Art of Joe Coleman by Joe Coleman


  • The Secret Life of a Satanist: The Authorized Biography of Anton LaVey by Blanche Barton
  • CAD: A Handbook for Heels by Charles Schneider
  • THE DEVIL'S NOTEBOOK by Anton Szander Lavey


  • I Cried, You Didn't Listen: A Survivor's Expose of the California Youth Authority by Dwight Edgar Abbott and Jack Carter


  • The Magician's Dictionary: An Apocalyptic Cyclopaedia of Advanced Magic(k)al Arts and Alternate Meanings by E. E. Rehmus


  • The Satanic Witch by Anton Szandor Lavey
  • Apocalypse Culture by Adam Parfrey (Editor)


  • Winner: Best Book of 1989 by Readercon: Apocalypse Culture edited by Adam Parfrey
  • Winner: Firecracker Award, Best Music Book of 1999: Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind [8]
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best Pop Culture Book of 2000: Pills-a-Go-Go: A Fiendish Investigation Into Pill Marketing, Art, History & Consumption by Jim Hogshire
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best Erotica Book of 2005: SuicideGirls edited by Missy Suicide [9]
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best Pop Culture Book of 2006: Sin-A-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties edited by Brittany A. Daley, Hedi El Kholti, Earl Kemp, Miriam Linna, and Adam Parfrey[10]
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best History Book of 2012 Silver Medal: Ritual America: Secret Brotherhoods and Their Influence on America Society by Adam Parfrey, and Craig Heimbichner [11]


  1. ^ http://feralhouse.com/about-us/
  2. ^ http://feralhouse.com/about-us/
  3. ^ Process Media
  4. ^ IMDB
  5. ^ IMDB
  6. ^ IMDB
  7. ^ IMDB
  8. ^ Library Thing
  9. ^ Independent Publisher Online Magazine
  10. ^ Independent Publisher Online Magazine
  11. ^ Independent Publisher Awards 2012

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