MDC: Memoir from a Damaged Civilization: Stories of Punk, Fear, and Redemption

MDC: Memoir from a Damaged Civilization: Stories of Punk, Fear, and Redemption

by Dave Dictor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933149981
Publisher: Manic D Press, Inc.
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 862,884
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Dave Dictor is singer, lyricist, and founding member of the legendary American punk band MDC (Millions of Dead Cops). Since 1979, Dictor has toured throughout the world with MDC, has released more than 9 albums with MDC that sold more than 125,000 copies. MDC continues to play 60+ concerts each year in the US and Europe. Dictor's MDC song, "John Wayne Was A Nazi," was featured in the best-selling video game, Grand Theft Auto 5. He appeared in the film, American Hardcore, and currently resides in Portland.

Table of Contents

My Family Is a Little Weird 13

Going Home with the Armadillo 25

No war, No KKK, No Fascist USA 37

Oh John Wayne, John Wayne 41

Banned From Raul's 45

Exene, John Doe, and Me 49

Getting The Hell Out of Austin 51

Soup Kitchens and San Francisco 59

Timmy Yohannon 63

Bad Brains 67

Spring, Summer, Fall 71

First European Tour, 1982 77

Rock Against Reagan Tour, 1983 87

After July 3rd 95

Second European Tour, 1983-84 99

Home on the Range 109

You're Our Commie Fag 113

The Best Dog I Never Wanted 117

The Gordon Fraser Days 121

Bad Moon at Gilman & The Pope visits SF 127

Metal Devil Cokes & Dead Cops Rule, 1988 131

If I Had a Face like Yours I'd Shave My Ass And Walk Backwards 135

Harley, John Joseph, and Me 137

USA, Europe, and Russia, 1993 141

Sleeping with the Enemy 147

Useless Pieces of Shit 151

Not Just Falling Off the Wagon But Under It 159

Back to School 165

Millions of Dead Cowboys 169

Back to Portland, 2004 - Present 173

Love in Every Breath 177

In Memoriam 183

Epilogue 187

Acknowledgments 189

Photo & Art Credits 192

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