gillian mccain

Please Kill Me

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.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
12.4.16
Please Kill Me

Partying with John Waters in 1970s Provincetown

This is the story of the 1970s summer photographer Nan Goldin and writer/actress Cookie Mueller spent in P-Town in the Cape, partying non-stop with eccentrics like Philippe Marcade, John Waters, and other brilliant weirdos.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
11.20.16
Please Kill Me

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 murdered.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
8.28.16
Interviews

'Please Kill Me,' 20 Years Later

Authors Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain reflect on writing one of the most important rock books ever.
Elyssa Goodman
7.29.16
Stuff

Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain Just Dropped Their First Book Since 'Please Kill Me'

Even if you haven't read Please Kill Me, you've seen its black-and-red ransom-note logo on even the most shallow of bookshelves. Legs and Gillian haven't put out a book together in 18 years, but last week they released Dear Nobody, a...
Benjamin Shapiro
4.8.14