Money's nothing and drugs are nice

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Tonight at the small (and excellently small press-friendly) bookstore DittoDitto, Lisa Carver is appearing with three experimental musicians for a free, early evening event — starting at 7 p.m., the show also features Pearl Diver, Crode and Avri77avigne.

Carver's book Drugs Are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir is required reading for subcultural studies in the US '80s/ '90s.  She has also gone on a date with G.G. Allin, written a sex column for, introduced the world to Dame Darcy, and written and published the crucial underground 'zine Rollerderby

I'm not sure whether Carver will do a musical thing, a performance piece, or read from her latest work, Money's Nothing. But it will be super entertaining, and surprisingly warm and inviting, whatever it is.

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Mike McGonigal

Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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