LOUD! FAST! PHILLY! Episode 21: Chris Fry, Bull Gervasi, Joseph A. Gervasi of Cabbage Collective

Chris Fry, Bull Gervasi, Joseph A. Gervasi of Cabbage Collective/April 19, 2013

Guest interviewer Mike McKee interviews three members of The Cabbage Collective, a group of friends who put on DIY shows in Philadelphia throughout the 1990s (with origins in South Jersey in the late 1980s). Chris Fry, Bull Gervasi, and Joseph A. Gervasi talk about growing up in working class southern NJ; discovering punk; doing shows in an ethical manner at venues such as the Church at 48th and Baltimore, Stalag 13, the ACT-UP Space, and the First Unitarian Church; the changes in the scene over the years; what they do today, and much more.

Photos by Karen Kirchhoff



Joseph A. Gervasi

Joseph co-owns DiabolikDVD.com, programs films and events as a founding member of Exhumed Films, and is a freelance writer, reviewing films for Cinedelphia. Joseph was a founding member of the Cabbage Collective in Philadelphia and Orgasmic Productions in NJ, organizing DIY hardcore punk and spoken word shows. He also "sang" in The Orgasmic Toilet Band (TOTB). He edited NO LONGER A FANzine (NLAFz) and co-edited the later stages of Philly Zine. Gervasi co-conceived The Valerie Project with Greg Weeks.

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