Faith Salie is a regular contributor to "CBS Sunday Morning" and co-hosts the PBS series "Science Goes To The Movies." Public radio fans know her as a regular panelist on "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me." Her new book is called "Approval Junkie." She shares an excerpt with us.
In the 1970s, John Doe, along with partners-in-crime Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom and DJ Bonebrake, formed X... which became one of the most important bands of the exploding L.A. punk scene. He writes about the era in "Under The Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk" -- a collection also featuring chapters by Cervenka, Henry Rollins (Black Flag), Dave Alvin (The Blasters), and others. Today we overhear John tell about some of the era's highs, lows... and infernos.
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