Monday Jul 14
Tommy Ramone: His Story as Told to Legs McNeil
In 2003 Tommy Ramone - a.k.a Tommy Erderly or his birth name, Erdelyi Tamas -- sat down for an interview with me for research I was doing on Mickey Leigh's book, "I Slept With Joey Ramone."
Uncle Floyd Wept:
He wasn't meant to be the drummer. He was meant to be the manager. Joey was the drummer.
Legs McNeil to Appear at Howlin' Books/Grimey's Too July 16
Legendary rock writer Legs McNeil - who co-founded Punk Magazine in 1976, thus coining the term "punk rock" - has a new book coming out called Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose , and he's promoting it with a reading at Howlin' Books/Grimey's Too on July 16 at 6 p.m. McNeil and McCain's 1997 punk coffee-table book Please Kill Me: The ... (more)
National Review Online
Is It Possible to Make Nazis Even More Offensive?
The great punk theorist Legs McNeil has a story about the first appearance of the Ramones at CBGB that he tells very well.