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No Fun with The Stooges

A Disturbing Backstory

Plunging through Legs McNeil’s and Gillian McCain’s Please Kill Me: the Uncensored Oral History of Punk (20th Anniversary Edition, Grove Press 2016) causes minor throwback uproars in me. Fourteen year-old girls willingly had sex with David Bowie and other rock stars of that age. The sex, however willing, can’t be consensual if one person isn’t an adult. What we know and what is…



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Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in The Riff, InTune, FanFare, A Cornered Gurl, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Plethora of Pop.