Please Kill Me

  • The Time Patti Smith Broke My Heart

    The legendary Punk magazine editor Legs McNeil talks about the time he tried to interview his friend Patti Smith for the classic book Please Kill Me.

  • Getting Fucked Up with Tom Baker, Norman Mailer, and Jim Morrison

    A tale of lust, drugs, mistakes, and loss from famed punk historian Legs McNeil.

  • Jello Biafra Talks JonBenét Ramsey and H.R. Giger

    The famed Dead Kennedys' screamer reminisces about the old days of the Ramones, the tabloid frenzy surrounding the brutal murder of JonBenét Ramsey, and hanging out with GWAR and H.R. Giger.

  • Getting Stoned with Patti Smith

    In 1977, Patti had fallen off a stage in Tampa and broken her collarbone. Most nights Patti needed someone to keep her company until Allen came home from his gig, and I was enlisted to help out her out, in exchange for a six-pack of beer.

  • Jonathan Richman: In Love with the Modern World

    Ernie Brooks' chance encounter with Jonathan Richman led to a wild ride as one of the founding members of the legendary Modern Lovers, perhaps the greatest alt-rock, pre-punk, indie band that no one has ever seen.

  • Dirty Water: The Story of the Standells

    Larry Tamblyn is one of the original members of the Standells, a group that recorded what many consider to be the first punk song, “Dirty Water," which is a 1965 ditty about how Boston is a shit hole. In honor of their upcoming spring tour around the...