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Sitting with me on a freshly-stripped and torched new Cadillac Eldorado convertible, Gem tosses her lustrous, dark auburn hair from side to side and offers a toast to the chaos and carnage that have enveloped the Kensington neighborhood of North Philadelphia.
“Welcome to the American underworld, Robbs, in its entire rancid, horrific splendor. You’re witnessing the fall of a modern day Roman Empire and punks like us have the soundtrack for its destruction.”
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With the sounds of anarchy stretching from across the Atlantic to America’s shores, punk music has been the soundtrack of Rich Cucarese’s youth and been the ignition source of his fiery writing; whether it be lyrics, poetry, articles written for his union, his political musings, or even the pages in the ‘PUNKS’ trilogy.
An activist for many causes since his college days, musical career and work life in the steel mills of Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, Mister Cucarese has been involved in marches for poverty, homelessness, the plight of AIDS victims and many protests