Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Lester Bangs: Jook Savages

Nick Tosches, The Nick Tosches Reader, 1995

LESTER BANGS, with whom I had drunk but whose writing I had never read, had died not long after Hellfire came out, in the spring of 1982. I remember him standing in my little apartment, holding Hellfire in his hands, looking down at it, saying "This is, like, a real book."

Total word count of piece: 2659

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: