The 35th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade started off with some rain, but still brought 3000 revelers ready to let their freak flag fly. Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie presided over this year's festivities as Queen Mermaid and King Neptune.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain are putting out an expanded edition of their book 'Please Kill Me' for its 20th anniversary and celebrating on tour. Also, there's a 'Punk Magazine' talk at the Queens Museum this weekend with co-founder/cartoonist John Holmstrom, photographr Roberta Bayley, and Blondie's Chris Stein.
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