Thank you everyone who has sent nice notes and replies about John. It is lonely and weird to be here in NYC with everyone gathering at home. Last night I was telling someone that at the last show I went to in LA—at Jabberjaw of course—I was like, I can’t bear it here any more, I feel burdened by all of this history, I can’t talk to anyone without both of our pasts and the indecent knowledge we have of one another sucking me into oblivion. And then the first time I went to a show here, I was like, I have not been to a show where I didn’t know anyone since high school, who are these people, and it was terrifying. I’m still glad I came, I’m still glad I’m here, but I miss my punk family.