Amy Haben

Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain

GILLIAN MCCAIN AND LEGS MCNEIL ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF PLEASE KILL ME! (DOWNTOWN MAGAZINE NYC)

As authors of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History Of Punk, Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil influenced a lot of people on several levels. Now regarded as the best-selling book on punk rock of all time, Please Kill Me first and foremost described what the heyday of the New York City punk scene was like as according to people that were around it. It cleared up myths about key players in the scene, and also helped readers pick up on some of the era’s underappreciated characters. ...
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MY WEEKEND WITH DANNY FIELDS, COVERING BRENDAN TOLLER’S ‘DANNY SAYS!’ (SCREEN ANARCHY)

Music on Film is a new podcast that discusses as many aspects of audiovisual marriage as possible. Guests might include a film composer, a director with a propensity for visionary soundtracks, a musician who is featured in a film, or in the case of today’s premiere episode, the subject of a music documentary. ...

I LEARNED EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT SEX FROM LYDIA LUNCH!

With her pale skin and perfectly messy black mop of hair, Lydia was always the goth beauty, with a sailor's mouth, and a revolutionary's brain. The femme fatale of outsider films, music and poetry in pointy toe black patent boots. Her part in the Richard Kern film, "Fingered" was especially outrageous. Never shy, Lunch willingly participates in explicit sex scenes. The film was based on 16 year old Lydia and Marty Nation's violent hitchhiking adventures which would usually end with Marty's knife slashing the interior of their ride....
Amy Haben

Amy Haben

Growing up in the wild So Cal punk scene formed Amy's aesthetic and broadened her horizons. At the age of 23, she hit NYC nightlife, working at music venues, bartending, and writing about all of her adventures along the way. Amy is currently creative director of an East Village rock & roll club, DJ, and contributor for PKM