Today’s Guest: John Doe, singer, co-founder, X, author, Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk
Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with John Doe by clicking on the video player above!
Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience full of aging punks who no longer take pride in torn fishnet stockings and who are using safety pins in ways they never dreamed of in 1978 … in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!
Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk by John Doe with Tom DeSavia and Friends. Order your copy today by clicking on the book cover above!
John Doe and Exene Cervenka probably never dreamed, when they met at a Venice, California, poetry workshop in 1976, that one day they would be regarded as the core of a musical movement that shook, stirred and ripped corporate rock.
I didn’t say they ultimately prevented its rise – I wish they had – but as co-founders of the LA punk band X, they built one of