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Bobby Startup/June 19, 2013
Joseph A. Gervasi interviews Bobby Startup about his time working with the Electric Factory in Philadelphia in the late 1960s and early 1970s, bringing punk bands to Philly at the Hot Club in the late 1970s, managing The Stray Cats, playing with hardcore punk band Autistic Behavior, a life-long passion for music, and much more.
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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