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Mark Dery is a New York-based cultural critic, freelance journalist, and lecturer. His most recent book is The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium: American Culture on the Brink (Grove/Atlantic, 1999). In summer 2009, he was appointed a visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome; while in residence, he'll write a short book on the Anatomical Venuses (wax obstetric models) in Italy’s curiosity cabinets.
- Lucha Libre: The Family Portraits, In Brief June 08, 2009