The Oral History of the First Two Times the Beatles Took Acid
A few months after George John were unexpectedly dosed with LSD, the whole band decided to try psychedelics properly. So they holed up in Zsa Zsa Gabor's house with Peter Fonda and David Crosby to get properly fucked.
Andy Warhol Wanted Lou Reed to Be His 'Mickey Mouse'
The authors of Please Kill Me talked with Warhol's "boy," Billy Name, a key figure in the 60s art scene who built the Factory, as well as witnessed the rise of Edie Sedgwick, the Velvet Underground's breakup, and the time Warhol was almost...
Hey New York, Come Celebrate Music Photographer Mick Rock with Two Events This Week
One of the most iconic rock photographers ever is having a gallery show in Tribeca and an hour-long conversation at the Ace Hotel with two other rock documentary heavy-hitters, Bob Gruen and Legs McNeil.
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.