Date: April, 1999
page: title: Tool's Keenan Depicts Charles Manson In POPsmear author: Carrie Borzillo Tool's Keenan Depicts Charles Manson In POPsmear Also On Board: Wayne Kramer, Martyn LeNoble, Jerry Stahl Tool frontman Maynard James Weenan, Wayne Kramer, ex-New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane, ex-Porno for Pyros bassist Martyn LeNoble, and Permanent Midnight writer Jerry Stahl are among the cast of characters to portray the people in the horrid Sharon Tate murders by Charles Manson and Co. in a fumetti for the always controversial POPsmear magazine. The 15-page These Children That Come at You with Knives, which was written and directed by noted author Legs McNeil (Please Kill Me) and co-written by Gillian McCain, will appear in the May/June issue of the magazine, due on stands May 10. A fumetti is a comic-book style layout with still black- and- white photographs accompanying drawings and a script to tell the story. These Children... follows in the footsteps of Punk magazine's fumettis Mutant Monster Beach Party and Legend of Nick Detroit. The cast of characters for the Manson/Tate tale includes: Maynard James Keenan as Charles Manson; Kembra Pfaller of the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black as Sharon Tate; Shawn Pierce of the Toilet Boys as Tex Watson; Sid & Nancy's Chloe Webb as Patricia Krenwinkle; "Handsome" Dick Manitoba of the Dictators as Voytek Frykowski; Jerry Stahl as Jay Sebring; Wayne Kramer as Leno Labianca; and Martyn LeNoble as Gary Hinman. Also in the piece are POPsmear publisher James Morel, Streetwalkin' Cheetahs/POPsmear's Frank Meyer, Dead Boys' Jimmy Zero, Adolescents' Tony Reflex, ADZ's Bruce Duff, Angry Samoans' Jeff Dahl, porno stars Sharon Mitchell and Veronica Hart, the Stiff Ones' Texas Terri, and others.
Posted to t.d.n: 04/12/99 21:15:49