A Who's Who of the Philadelphia Punk Scene
>> Tim Bowen was the Boneheads' drummer. He's now a carpenter, painter and barkeep. He recently released a CD of his own songs called Variety.
>> David Carroll is a longtime nightclub owner and restaurateur. He now operates Bar Noir.
>> Michael McGettigan was a member of the Stick Men. He's written for both City Paper and Philadelphia Weekly. He now runs Trophy Bikes.
>> Chuck Meehan was a promoter in the early '80s. He remains a huge fan of Black Flag to this day.
>> Jay Schwartz was the Hot Club's publicist. He has gone on to become the mastermind of the repertory film anthology Secret Cinema.
>> Stephen Starr, who owned a number of rock and roll clubs, now owns the Continental, Pod, Buddhakan and lots of other places no punk would be caught dead in.
>> Bobby Startup is a musician and DJ. After the Hot Club, he went on to manage the Stray Cats. He frequently appears at Bar Noir.
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