An update from the editors of The Appendix.
Consider the lobster, again.
Journalist Chris A. Smith on his search for "the Mick Jagger of Zambia."
From the Archives
In 1983, the English punk band Discharge toured the U.S. with a new, glammier style and spandex pants. The fans hated it so much that their disastrous show in San Francisco left the lead singer in tears. But was it their fault—or the fault of an audience that wanted punk trapped in amber?
About The Appendix
The Appendix was founded in late 2012 as a quarterly journal of experimental and narrative history, soliciting articles from historians, writers, and artists committed to good storytelling, with an eye for the strange and a suspicion of both jargon and traditional narratives.