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Highway to Hell: My Life on the Road with the Dead Kennedys

Amy Linden, Cuepoint, 3 February 2015

IN 1981, I MOVED back to New York City after spending four years in San Francisco. I was 22, and a childhood friend and I shared a two-bedroom apartment – rent $300 and change – on East 4th Street, just off Avenue A, kitty-corner to the building where Madonna lived back before she actually was Madonna.

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