Don't read these poems for lyricism or metaphor. Read them for their sense of play, cleverness, and driving energy. Oresick (coordinator, Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing, Chatham Univ.) had the difficult task of recording a life in poetry; on the whole, he succeeds. Not only will readers learn facts about Andy Warhol's life, but the tone is also light, mocking, and always culturally relevant. Because it is a one-theme book, Oresick wisely incorporates a variety of forms: lists, bios, interview poems, a horoscope, and prose poems. The references are amazingly up to date: "Before blogger puked & lost it (dorm's DSL crashed!!!),/I saved my post in MSWord, yet somehow got screwed./...where's my precious post? Poof-poof!" While always honoring the pop artist, Oresick also uses pastiche to capture his subject: "Andy Warhol is canoodling with Capote in a corner banquette." But then he quickly reverts to the specific; he calls the artist "the confluence of the Allegheny and the Monongahela." Perhaps, in his rush to record the details of the artist's life, the writing sometimes becomes too specific and proselike. But where else can you find a bio with lines such as these?: "Appearance: Gilgamesh/Height: Prussian asparagus/Hair: None." Oresick could have been describing his own book in "Andy Warhol for Kiss and Tell": "Bohemian life so deliciously dished/you laugh out loud." Recommended for all academic and larger public libraries.