Business Insider obtained a PDF guide that is sold online for just £2.59.It details how scammers operate fake dating site profiles in order to con men out of money.It was a very dramatic culmination of their rise, and this reinvention of dance and rock music.It felt like a crescendo moment, all cymbals crashing: “Oh my god they're at Madison Square Garden.” This is not a band that should necessarily have been there. Soon after that, I'd seen the Strokes play Madison Square Garden as well, and they just killed it.It's not just guns and drugs that are up for sale on deep web sites.Vendors also list guides on how to commit other illegal activities.They should have a burner phone, he says (a disposable phone that can be used for temporary tasks and then discarded).
Like , Gillian Mc Cain and Legs Mc Neil's definitive oral history of New York punk, before it, *Meet Me in the Bathroom *is a project of such enormous scale that one of Goodman’s peers tells me it “almost killed her.” It took six years and 200 interviews to complete, capturing the kind of fly-on-the-wall music journalism rarely seen anymore.
A lot of these people ran in the same scene as you, and you worked with the Strokes’ Nick Valensi at a restaurant.
In the early days, did you have a sense that these people would become rock’s new demigods?
They were this robust, powerful, fully formed rock band.
Seeing both of those things cast in that light of establishment rockstardom made me realize that something had ended and something was beginning.