Episode 31 Evan Wright & Allan MacDonell


TALK SHOW WITH HARPER SIMON | EPISODE 31

HUSTLER, GENERATION KILL, and PUNK ELEGIES with Evan Wright & Allan MacDonell

HUSTLER Magazine, pornography and politically subversive media, plus the Iraq war is discussed with journalists and authors, Evan Wright and Allan MacDonell. We learn what it was like to work under Larry Flynt, and how HUSTLER stood up for free speech and exposed Washington hypocrisy.


Guest Bio

Allan MacDonell is the author of ‘Prisoner of X: 20 Years in the Hole at Hustler Magazine’ (Feral House, 2006) and ‘Punk Elegies: True Tales of Death Trip Kids, Wrongful Sex, and Trial by Angel Dust’ (Rare Bird, 2015). Mr. MacDonell was a defining voice of the groundbreaking punk periodical ‘Slash’ magazine. While writing for ‘Slash,’ he also co-invented slam-dancing. MacDonell lives in Los Angeles.

Evan Wright is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone magazine. He spent two months living with a platoon of Marine reconnaissance soldiers during the war in Iraq.


HUSTLER Magazine, pornography and politically subversive media, plus the Iraq war is discussed with journalists and authors, Evan Wright and Allan MacDonell. We learn what it was like to work under Larry Flynt, and how HUSTLER stood up for free speech and exposed Washington hypocrisy. The GENERATION KILL author explains how ISIS is directly related to the Obama administration’s Iraq policy, and we get a glimpse into the halcyon of the LA Punk scene with MacDonell coinciding with the release of PUNK ELEGIES: TRUE TALES OF DEATH TRIP KIDS, WRONGFUL SEX AND TRIAL BY ANGEL DUST on this uncensored Talk Show with Harper Simon.