The Cool Hall of Fame #52

Nick Tosches


Anonymous said...

It seems he fancies himself to be one of the mob bosses he writes about.

Testify said...

Here's a thing :
"The word 'punk' first made an appearance in music journalism in a
1970 essay, 'The Punk Muse: The True Story of Protopathic Spiff
Including the Lowdown on the Trouble-Making Five-Percent of America's
Youth' by Nick Tosches in Fusion...Tosches...used the term to define a canon of proto-punk bands, including the Velvets, Stooges, MC5, the Modern
Lovers and the New York Dolls..."(DeRogatis, Let It Blurt, 118-119).