As seminal punk saga 'Please Kill Me' gets a 20th anniversary rerelease, we speak to co-author Gillian McCain about why the antiestablishment genre deserves to be preserved just like any other piece of history.
We recently chatted with Gillian McCain, author of two poetry books, Tilt and Religion, co-author (with Legs McNeil) of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, and co-editor of Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose (also with Legs McNeil). She is also a collector and exhibitor of found photography. She spoke about her time at NYU and her eclectic artistic pursuits.
By Amy Haben - Nils Grevillius, private investigator, on the record, with Amy Haben. This is the 13th of August 2014 at approximately 15:41 hours. Is there something you’d like to ask me, Ms. Amy?
A: When did you start writing and what inspired you to start?