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This Ain’t No CBGB, This Ain’t No Dinosaur Jr.

A True Story of a Wannabe Punk Rocker

Photo by Laura Nyhuis on Unsplash

“Are you the bass player in Dinosaur Jr.?” a young woman asked me with the air of having gathered a mountain of courage to approach me. We were at a Descendents concert atMaxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ, one unbearably hot and sweaty night in 1987. I was 21.



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Karen Rain

Karen Rain is a tutor, writer, queer feminist, activist and nature lover.