punk-rock

When You Grow Up to Become the Suit You Always Hated

Beto O’Rourke’s teen angst (sort of) has a body count. The punk who would be president was in a hacktivist group in the 1990s called the…

How a Generation of Hardcore Legends All Became Motivational Speakers

John Joseph grew up on the streets of New York City in the 1970s. He survived abuse, homelessness and drug addiction by turning to punk…

Grammy Predictions for People Who Hate Awards Shows

Every award show is a vainglorious shit parade perpetrated by self-interested, self-congratulatory fartknuckles. They’re all despicable, predictable exercises in conspicuous consumption that fly in the…

Dangerous and Safe

It annoyed DJs at the time. New York radio jock Vin Scelsa recalled playing it for the first time, hating it, and then going on…