Lester Bangs wrote for Creem, the Village Voice, and
John Morthland, co-executor of the Bangs literary estate, was a colleague of Bangs from 1969 until the author's death. He was editor of Creem in 1974-75. He is a writer at large for Texas Monthly.
"A great American writer who happened to write about rock and
"Bangs was one of the best writers ever to appear on newsprint."