|From an article called "The Butch Fantasy: America Goes Punk," which discusses the parallels of "macho" attitudes in both gay culture and punk rock.|
|"Scenes" column excerpt.|
|Took me a while to realize that these guys later became the Major Thinkers, and later still Black 47. Or that Malachy McCourt owned the Bells of Hell.|
Reviews, articles, etc:
8/9/76 issue: You ain't no punk you punk, Johnny Paycheck at the Other End, Timothy Leary wants to be a psych professor again, "A La Recherce de Frank Perdue," and a Telly Savalas profile.
8/16/76: Early cosplay at fan conventions, ice cream joints downtown (seems like the Ice Cream Connection's drug-inspired flavors were still being sold for a while after the name/menu change to Dojo).
8/30/76: Jessie on WHN (a lady country DJ from the Bronx), Henny Youngman profile.
9/6/76: Richard Goldstein on Brian Wilson.
9/13/76: Dave Hickey on the Tuff Darts.
9/20/76: Topless bar box lunches.
9/27/76: Racial tension in Washington Square Park, the bathhouse scene, Hall and Oates' Philly origins (and on the preceding page, the Bee Gees' disco transition, if you're so inclined), Dylan's Rolling Thunder TV special, Jerry Lewis, Jimmy Cliff.