Episode 35 - Richard Hell

Episode 35 - Richard Hell
October 25th 2023

Screen Slate travels to Richard Hell’s East Village apartment to discuss his latest collection of poetry, What Just Happened. We talk about moving to New York to become a poet and his early jobs in bookstores, including Cinemabilia, the movie memorabilia store whose manager Terry Ork played a key role in early punk. We also get into Richard’s film roles, including Smithereens and Nick Zedd’s Geek Maggot Bingo, and what he’s been watching lately.


Order: What Just Happened
RSVP: Reading Thursday, October 26 at POWERHOUSE ARENA
Read: Richard Hell, “My Godard

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Richard Hell photo: Nick Waplington