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Return to Hamburger Haven, 1978 Crashed Memories of an L.A Punk Rocker

Return to Hamburger Haven which I briefly wrote about in 1978 Crashed Memories, my memoir of the early L.A Punk rock scene and the Dogtown skateboard scene etc. 54 more words

Rip Them Down, Hold Him Up

I’ve been listening to the Germs nonstop for the past couple of days. Here’s a piece I wrote for Crawdaddy! about their singer’s legacy, published around the thirtieth anniversary of his death. 956 more words

Shit That Can't Be Real Yet Somehow Is

Atomic Cafe

Found this tucked away in the drafts folder, not sure how old it is. Someone told me the corner is now a hole with a subway in it. 148 more words

Autobiography,memoirs And Confessions

(post-) punk gems, v. 61 -- The Germs

I’m right about to the end of Marc Spitz and Brendan Mullen’s brilliant We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk, and–perhaps as you could have guessed, or know all too well–there’s no heroic, triumphant crescendo to be found. 232 more words

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