“Hell really was the quintessential avant-punk. With no more irony than was mete, he presented his nihilistic narcissism not as youthful hijinx but as a full-fledged philosophy/aesthetic”
Originally published July 27, 1982
"Maybe if we all get drunk enough we'll all have blackouts so trackless and remarkably sustained that we'll never remember all the reprehensible things we said and did to each other, hence no guilt"
Originally published December 26, 1979
In the Voice's "1986 Travel Supplement," Richard Hell, LL Cool J, Grace Paley, Taylor Meade, Patricia Field and more told us why they go where they go
May 24, 2019
“Siren Song: My Life in Music” explores Seymour Stein’s wild ride through the record industry
July 11, 2018
"Art is the field for those who want to know what’s going on, whether they like it or not."
December 31, 2017
"It’s really like you’re looking at another person, but you know at the same time that it’s actually you”
November 24, 2017