Episode 375 - Elgin James (Co-Creator & Showrunner of FX's Mayans M.C., Righteous Jams, 454 Big Block, Wrecking Crew)

Nov 12, 2021, 05:52 AM

What is the purpose of this podcast if not to help Damian rekindle old friendships? Today on the show, Mayans M.C. co-creator / Showrunner & Righteous Jammer, ELGIN JAMES sits down for one of the most fascinating episodes yet! Listen in as two friends reconnect & discuss Elgin’s harrowing journey from homeless punk, to writing a hit tv show & EVERYTHING in between! 

THIS IS NOT TO BE MISSED AT ALL COSTS!

Also, lookout for Mayans M.C. Season 4 coming in 2022 & catch up on past seasons on FX now!

Also Touched On:

Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

The Billy Squier/ Dead Kennedys connection

The Sex Pistols rule

Catching MRR radio by chance

Molly Shannon: New Waver

The Clash vs. The Pistols

Rainbow and The Scorpions

Adventure Jukebox on WXEI

No Milk On Tuesday

Husker Du

Going to the Anthrax and seeing Mental Abuse

Chronic Disorder

Starting a zine

Following Rollins around on the Lifetime Tour

Rage Of Discipline: the band

“Stay out of prison”: advice from Hank

Believing it and living it

A little boy never learning to be a man

Blackout Bar

Meeting Kira from Black Flag…. kinda

The changing of the guard in Connecticut 

Forced Reality

Roger and Agnostic Front: the realest

Getting banned from the Anthrax every other weekend

Skeletal Ambitions

Helping out Jill Heath and DRI

Being a punk rock filmmaker

Julian Temple on Crass

Playing with GG Allin

The skinheads going to see Suckdog

Nancy and Al Barile

Hating Youth Of Today

The lost Boston scene of the late 80’s

Tree

B’zrker 

Sam Black Church

Inheriting the Boston VS New York beef

Metal as fantasy

The power of the phrase: “I love you”.

The delicate Art School/ Street Rock ’N’ Roll balance 

Fighting onstage during Black Flag

Joey C and Righteous Jams

Gibby and the invention of social media

Everything comes down to sadness

& SO MUCH MORE!!!


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