Peter Petrisko, lately of Media Petros, brought me to Information Overload at CounterCulture Café last Monday, where I read aloud from Couplehood.
Peter ran Gallery X in the early 1990s. My experiences there inspired me to begin performing comedy. Gallery X combined 'outsider' art, industrial music, and performance art. Some of the performance art at Gallery X was funny and would have been called 'alternative comedy' in NYC... people like Jeff Falk, or Petrisko and Miskowski's 'Coalition for the Bitter Bean'.
Those book cards - Although it seems old fashioned — well let us be honest it is old fashioned! — the cards which are used to lend books to members are a fascinating historic...
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