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“Read a Damn Book – 023: Please Kill Me – The Uncensored Oral History of Punk”

I was pretty late to the PUNK party, and in fact I’d never even heard the Sex Pistol’s Never Mind the Bollocks until I was a junior in high school (somewhere around 1988.) I was a skateboarder back then, mostly … Continue reading

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“Historical Conflict” noticed by Richard F. Yates

When Warhol’s Factory set hit the West Coast and encountered the psychedelic hippie crowd back in the 1960s, it didn’t go well. According to Mary Woronov, one of the stars of Warhol’s CHELSEA GIRLS, the differences between the two cultures … Continue reading

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“We’re Desperate (Get Used to It)” by Richard F. Yates

—Richard F. Yates

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“October Statement (2015)” by Richard F. Yates

I’m an art guy. I suppose I also qualify as an “artist,” having shown my monsters in fancy buildings with other art humans’ arts, but none of that really means too much in the grand scheme of things. What DOES … Continue reading

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“Punk Eye” by Richard F. Yates (and Michael King AND Josh Erdahl)

—Richard F. Yates [Infamous Rapper, “Punkey-E” —Michael King] [Oooh. I’ve had punk eye before. I think I got it at the public swimming pool, or was it that Blag Flag concert? —Josh Erdahl]

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“Squawg” by Richard F. Yates (and Michael King AND Dr. Wendy Dasler-Johnson)

—Richard F. Yates [I think Picasso was a fan of yours… —Michael King] [I know that feeling. —Dr. Wendy Dasler-Johnson]

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“There were Four of Them, Officer (And I Think I Love Them All…)” by Richard F. Yates

1. The vital instinct. Hardly any leaves left (which means they stayed…) Partly to blame for the event were the sickening lights that blindeded ed the on-lookers (and look-onners, though there were fewer of those.) That night the fog… “What … Continue reading

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