Day: July 1, 2012

Everything About Paul Nelson

Paul Nelson was the most important rock critic you’ve probably never heard of. As a writer, he — along with Paul “Crawdaddy” Williams and Greg “Who Put The Bomp” Shaw and a few other trailblazers — helped turn rock ‘n’ roll fan-chatter into modern rock criticism by combining a deep … Read the rest

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Talkin’ Occupy With Eliot Katz

I met Eliot Katz many years ago at St. Marks Poetry Project in New York City, back in a different era when several now legendary figures like Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Herbert Huncke, Tuli Kupferberg and Janine Pommy Vega were still alive and never missed a reading at St. Mark’s … Read the rest

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