Wednesday, January 29, 2014

"Beat up a rock band from Detroit called the Stooges. Beat the shit out of them for not being tough enough, and having a reputation for intensity even though it was unearned. The Stooges has played at a rock club on Second Avenue, and just after their set had ended word spread that the band was piling into their limousine and heading off to Max's Kansas City for dinner with rich people and celebrities. The crowd became enraged, dragged the singer and his bandmates from their limousine and forced them back inside the club, The Motherfuckers concentrated on pummeling the singer and then pissed on his satin pants. Which he was still wearing as he lay on his side, groaning. Not quite in the same way he had groaned and yowled onstage, trying to peddle his fake intensity to the young girls [...]" - Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers

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