NEW!!! Lit Chick and The Punk Rock "Gourmet" are Mel's new columns in Rools Like Ozzy magazine

subdermal is Melpomene Whitehead's monthly column in The New York Waste.

v04.04: Hileah Jorge y the Cuban Cowboys, Hula, Sugar Quief, Janet Vodka, The Ritchies, The M-Word

v03.03: sprinkle genies, kings county queens

v02.03: Johnny Marr, Surf Reality benefit, Michele Carlo, Porno Jim

v.01.03: Uncle Fucker, Fallen, Miss Halo 5, Merzbow, the M Word

v12.02 Accordion madness, Oneida, Love Life, God the Band, Hialeah Jorge and the Cuban Cowboys, Firestorm holiday gift list

v11.02 Rev. Jen Jr Benefit, Big Mike Big Show, Fuckable, the Big Quiz Thing, the Mr. Lower East Side Pageant

v10.02: American Hardcore, The Liquid Tapedeck, the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, A Beautiful Scene, Ghent magazine release party, Poisson d'Avril, more

v09.02: The Lesion Lifestyle Experience, Love Life, The Liquid Tapedeck, Hornbuckle, Rev. Jen's Birthday Extravaganza

v07.02: 3 farms fest, Radio Shack, Hula, Big Mike, Rumored to Exist, The Wedding of Chunk and Chove!

v6.02: Ff, Kings County Queens, Mink Lungs, The Liquid Tapedeck (Fast Forward Flood), Troll Museum Benefit

special!!! Reverend Jen talks about her Lower East Side Troll Museum!

v05.02: Le Scandal, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, The Butchies, To Afghanistan and Back by Ted Rall, Placebo Sunrise

v4.02: television, A Beautiful Scene, more

0202: WhirlMart, Mission of Burma, Curtis Scagnetti, Sprinkle Genies, Hialeah Jorge and the Cuban Cowboys, Paleface, Lit VII

Jan 2002: Lord of the Cockrings, GirlBomb, God, the Band, Hornbuckle, more!

December 2001: FaceBoy's Open Mike, Bex, Janet Vodka, The O, The Canebreakers

November 2001: The Butthole Surfers, Lost Vegas, Burning Burt, DJ Spooky Party, Look at Me, Monotrona

October 2001: Lozenge, Sprinkle Genies, My Name is Rar Rar, bad books, in search of support, a photo of Henrey

September 2001: Rev Jen; Unity Gain; Stranger Games; Madame Chao; Daevid Allen

July 2001: summer reading, Neon Hunk, Cake Stripathon III

June 2001: my new houseguest, Brodeur for Mayor, Oneida and Lightning Bolt, The Book of Liz, Kristen Schaal, World of Tomorrow, Dance Kukikokimoto, Bitstreams and Data Dynamics

May 2001: The Regurgitation Show; Lesion; The Liquid Tapedeck; Urinetown; Speak of the Devil, David Lee Myers, Tim Perkins, Thom DiMuzio & Elliott Sharp; Mr. Quinton; Oneida

April 2001: RECESS featuring Geoff Gersh, Paul Geluso, Charles Cohen, and Dafna Naphtali; Dave Eggers and Jonathan Lethem and They Might Be Giants; Star Wrek; the 4 Train Party with The Hungry March Band

March 2001: Happy Birthday Hideout with Love Life and Liminal, COMA with W.O.O. Revelator, Headphone Follies, Makon, Hall of Worlds, Licky, blaat


interview with Mayoral candidate Christopher X. Brodeur

Bless the Beasts: Animals Were Victims too

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