Rhetoric surrounding “alternative facts” during the 2016 U.S. presidential election popularized the concept of gaslighting, wherein the gaslighter manipulates their target’s perception of reality by sowing seeds of doubt. To visualize this phenomenon, a double-sided manual loops between instructions on how to avoid being gaslighted and on how to gaslight as the reader flips the page. Five concise traits used in diagnosing Narcissistic Personality Disorder from the DSM-V run counter to the steps and act as both knowledge and distraction.

✶ Juried + selected for the 2nd edition of For the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors & Students by Cathie Ruggie-Saunders and Martha Chiplis [Bloomsbury—London, 2019].
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