Rage is back

January 28th, 2013

New York in the late ‘70s; it was a time that is often derided, yet it was a time of great artistic expression, of raw energy and of diversity. A time before homogenization and disneyfication.  It was a time when Graffiti was everywhere and the practitioners of the art were seeking both fame and anonymity. It was a time of art and a time of vandalism. This is the jumping off point for Adam Mansbach's new novel Rage Is Back. My conversation with Adam Mansbach: