This is the eighth installment of Paging All Punks, in which I talk to writers about punk rock. I’ve known Hope Amico for more than …
“Instead of doctoring my resume and making it sound better than it really was, I did everything I could to tell them exactly who I was. I sent them copies of the 2nd Hand and made reference to the non-selling fiction that I had written. ” -Todd Dills
Jessie Lynn McMains is a force: equally at home writing poetry, essays, or criticism, her voice evokes the Beats even as she adds modern insight. Welcome to the fifth installment of Paging All Punks, in which I talk with writers about punk rock.
Black Card takes a hard look at race through the lens of its unnamed, mixed-race narrator. I talked to Chris L. Terry about 2019 Richmond punk, growing up near Boston, and the (often unfulfilled) promise of indie press.
Welcome to the second installment of Paging All Punks, in which I talk to writers about their connection with punk rock. I met Emma Alice Johnson in her hometown of Minneapolis a few years ago. Emma’s work is weird—so weird, in fact, that I didn’t have a frame of reference for her writing.
Welcome to Paging All Punks, a new series focused on interviews with writers about their involvement in the punk scene.
It’s one of the greatest comedy works of our time—and everyone knows the best comedy is based in the humdrum, the mundane. Nørb spins the everyday into gold. A triumph. –Michael T. Fournier, Fear of a Nørb Planet
“A turning point for me was Shane MacGowan’s first solo record with the Popes called The Snake. There was something about it, the fact that that was punk, this guy’s a punk rocker. I took it home and listened to it and there was something so profound of just how simple and quiet the songs were. There was something special about it because it’s an acoustic album.” –Noah, Coastwest Unrest