Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk - Part Two Summary & Analysis

Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil
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Part Two Summary and Analysis

Penny Arcade recounts running away from home to the East Village in New York, and there meeting people who associated with Andy Warhol. Some of these friends of Warhol's create the Playhouse of the Ridiculous Theater. Speed is the drug of choice for Penny, John Vaccaro, Leee Childers, and other performance artists. There, Penny meets punk poet Patti Smith. Penny also acts and stars in a number of plays and films.

Max's Kansas City, a nightclub and restaurant in New York City, plays host to a number of punk bands and poets like Patti Smith. At Max's, Patti Smith and Penny Arcade decide to form a band.

Jim Carroll, a writer and musician, briefly dates Patti Smith. Among the readings that Patti Smith performs, one is seen and heard by Joey Ramone.

Lee Childers, working for 16 Magazine, went to...

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