PKM Archive

STEVE HARRIS: THE PLEASE KILL ME INTERVIEW!

This is PART 1 of an interview Legs did in 1994 with Steve Harris, former VP at Elektra. Steve has one of my favorite quotes in Please Kill Me: "I was a big supporter of Iggy's everywhere." In this interview, The Doors get huge. Danny Fields gets hired by Elektra. John Sinclair gets busted. Gloria Stavers gets pissed that the death of Martin Luther King takes Jim Morrison off the front pages. This is one of many interviews that are going to be pulled from the PKM archive. - Gillian...
The Shit Factory ...Or How Please Kill Me Changed My Life. Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain Interview Danny Fields

INTERVIEW WITH DANNY FIELDS: THE SHIT FACTORY!

The Shit Factory ...Or How Please Kill Me Changed My Life. Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain Interview Danny Fields. GILLIAN: Can I get a chair here? DANNY: Where would you like it? GILLIAN: Well, I’d like to stay close to the tape recorder, if possible. [Danny brings a chair over to the table] LEGS: Just knock Danny over...Jesus Christ, Gillian! GILLIAN: Should we pause it? LEGS: Why? GILLIAN: Because you’ve got a little shit on your mouth. Just like you have shit on your shoes. LEGS: I don’t have shit on my shoes. GILLIAN: You always have shit on your shoes....

Ron Asheton – King of the Stooges!

Ron and Scott Asheton were the nucleus of the Stooges, the greatest fucking punk band in the world. Having attended Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan, with Iggy Pop (né James Osterberg), the Asheton brothers were hoodlum types who attracted other punks with their erratic, wild behavior. As Iggy said of the Ashetons, “These guys were the laziest delinquent sorts of pig slobs ever born. Really spoiled rotten and babied by their mother. [Their] dad had died, so they didn’t have much discipline at home.”...