Please Kill Me 20th Anniversary

GILLIAN MCCAIN AND LEGS MCNEIL ON THE INDY CAFE RADIO SHOW WITH HOLLY STEPHEY AND SPENCER DRATE!!

Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that outrageous, explosive era. From its origins in the twilight years of Andy Warhol’s New York reign to its last gasps as eighties corporate rock, the phenomenon known as punk is scrutinized, eulogized, and idealized by the people who were there and who made it happen. ...

GILLIAN MCCAIN INTERVIEWED BY TOM HALL ON MONOCLE 24 RADIO! (MONOCLE)

We look forward to the Rio Olympics with journalist David Goldblatt, author of new book ‘The Games: A Global History of the Olympics’. Plus: Gillian McCain joins us to discuss the stories behind music book ‘Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk’, which is 20 years old this year, and we welcome back writer and journalist Matt Potter to learn how to write the perfect resignation letter – post-Brexit....

GILLIAN MCCAIN REFLECTS ON NYU AND HER ARTISTIC PASSIONS! (NYU ALUMNI BLOG)

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....
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GILLIAN MCCAIN AND LEGS MCNEIL AT HOUSE OF INDEPENDENTS!

To celebrate the the release of the 20th anniversary Edition of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil will be reading and signing books at the House of Independents in Asbury Park, NJ at on May 6th! The 20th Anniversary Edition of Please Kill Me will be released in May 2016 with new chapters, photos and Afterword by the authors....
Legs McNeil with Colt 45 - by Tom Hearn

INTERVIEW: Legs McNeil- 20th ANNIVERSARY OF ‘PLEASE KILL ME”

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of ‘Please Kill Me’, they’re releasing a special edition of the book, including new chapters, photos, and afterward by Legs and Gillian. The new edition will be released in May, alongside an amazing two hour NPR special hosted by Michael Des Barres, featuring original clips from the interviews that went into making the book. ...