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Canceled Flight: 101 Tried and True Pigeon Killin' Methods

A.V. Jones

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ISBN 10: 0976141604 / ISBN 13: 9780976141600
Published by powerHouse Books, 2005
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Title: Canceled Flight: 101 Tried and True Pigeon ...

Publisher: powerHouse Books

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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No one is certain when pigeon-loathing began, but the anti-pigeon phenomenon has by now insinuated itself into every medium of popular culture. Whether in film, television, music, or advertising, pigeon eradication has become an accepted way to tug at a person’s funny bone. With Canceled Flight: 101 Tried True Pigeon Killin’ Methods, A.V. Jones has created an Anarchist Cookbook of comic relief for the worldwide pigeon-hating population.

Conjured from Jones’ twisted brain, 101 surefire methods for speeding a pigeon’s journey to the grave are laid out for even the novice pigeon-despiser with lists of required materials and step-by-step guidelines. Every method has been brilliantly illustrated with the help of more than eighty-five of today’s hottest street-inspired painters, illustrators, designers, and photographers. Whether visualized in the pre- or post-death stages or at termination, each piece faithfully represents Jones’ methodology with incredible energy and originality: In “The Butcher,” a Dalek Space Monkey picks up a cleaver to “chop, chop, chop till he can’t chop no more,” and Cody Hudson’s “The Permanent Press” illustrates how two scorching hot irons can make a toasty pigeon sandwich in no time flat. An exhaustive compilation of execution, Canceled Flight is sure to provide the pigeon-killing technique perfect for you.

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As founder and president of PUTP (People for the Unethical Treatment of Pigeons) A.V. Jones is recognized as the world’s foremost expert on the subject of pigeon killing. In addition to delivering keynote addresses at the past five International Summits on Pigeon Population Control, he has advised numerous government officials, from a small town in Texas to major metropolitan centers, including New York, San Francisco, Venice, London and New Delhi. He has written more than one hundred articles for publications as varied as Target Practice, The American Journal of Pigeon Poisoning, Empty Nest, Taxidermy Art, and Morior Columba Livia, Morior (Die Pigeon, Die). Jones currently resides in New York City.

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