Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk Characters

Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil
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Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop, front man of the band The Stooges, was a major figure in the history of punk music. Born in Michigan, Iggy Pop is a talented musician, serves as inspiration for many other musicans, and lives a deviant lifestyle as well. He engages in heavy drug use, sexual promiscuity, and lives the quintessential, archetypal lifestyle of the rock star in Hollywood. Yet despite his fame and his fortune, Iggy suffers from depression and he ultimately realizes he needs to clean himself up.

Legs McNeil

Legs McNeil is a journalist, writer, author, and participant in "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk." He is one of three founders of the countercultural "Punk" magazine, which gives the punk music scene its name. Throughout the course of the 1970s, as punk music becomes the embodiment of everything it once stood against - namely rich elitists who can...

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