Nooo Yawks high priestess of sleaze 'n' extreme confrontation has been peddling her arty
ego via rock 'n' roll, film and in print over the last 30 years. She's been described as "a
perceptive barb in our psycho-sexual subconsciousness" by some, and in other circles "a
pretentious, whinging bitch!" Whatever you think of her, she's certainly entertaining.
Here's what inspired Miss Lunch's pen and ink during the 8 year span from 1982-89.
Totally out of date but fascinating reading and reprinted here for your entertainment from
the trivia vaults of the Punk Rocker files.
Justine - De Sade
Demon Flower - Jo Imog
Will You Die For Me - Tex Watson
The Painted Bird - Jerzy Koszinski
All Short Stories - Charles Bukowski
Revelations - The Bible
Skinny boys with black hair
Butcher knives and shotguns
Anything between 12 and 17
All the clubs in London
Most musicians, singers or anyone generally pompous All music papers, anyone who works for
them and a thousand other things.
The Night Porter
The Last House On The Left
Groove Me - King Floyd
I Fall To Pieces - Patsy Cline
Heart Attack and Vine - Tom Waits
Various Times - The Fall
Imitation Of Christ - Psychedelic Furs (Howuncool)!
Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair -Patty Waters
Whoever invented cotton candy
Caspar and Peter
Steven Brown (Tuxedo Moon)
LYDIA'S JUKEBOX CHOICE
'Harlem Nocturne' - The Viscounts
'Penetration' - The Stooges
'Out There' - Henry Rollins
'I Can Do Any Goddamn Thing I Want' - Foetus
'She's In A Bad Mood' - Sonic Youth
'3E' - Mars
'Don't Fear The Reaper' - Blue Oyster Cult
'Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair' - Patti Waters
LYDIA'S VCR VIEWING
The Devil In Miss Jones
Superstars Of Wrestling Vol 3
Marcel Duchamp, His 'Illuminating Gas And Waterfall' is the best piece of art I've ever seen.
Satanism. It's probably the most honest.
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
A camera: In order to stimulate certain anxieties in people, a good device is to take the audience's photo before and
alter a performance from the stage.
A Police Mag flashlight: Especially good for trapping rats in the audience, if there are any hecklers out there you
can zero in on them.
On the'Agony Is The Ecstasy' tour where I opened for The Cure. One of these particular dates was the worst
piece of shit I ever heard or did in my life. lt was so terrifying I had to run into the bathroom and hide for half an
The 'Why You Murder Me' production's tag-team duo of me and Henry Rollins in the pitch black room at The
Fetish Club, Los Angeles in 1982.
Yeah. . .They're all about 14 to 20 years old!
The Viennese Performance Group from Austria during the '60s. They'd fill a room with 200 people and then
release an equivalent number of rats or bees.
Karen Finlay. Through comedy and horror she deals with the abuse of reality in her life experiences.
The Loser George Konrad
Sanatorium Under The Guise Of The Hour Glass Bruno Shultz
Last Exit To Brooklyn Hubert Selby Jr
Marks Of Identity, Landscapes After The Battle, Forbidden Territory all by Juna Goytisola
Insatiability Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz
Complete Works Of The Marquis de Sade (Grove Press editions only)