Episode #14 | 7.10.18 | Sources
John Lennon (Part 2): "The phony must die said the catcher in the rye."
John Lennon was a walking contradiction: a violent pacifist and a creative genius marred by creative inconsistency. He was gunned down just as he was getting his groove back by Mark David Chapman, a self-loathing narcissist obsessed with his contradictory hero, John Lennon, Lennon’s musical rival, Todd Rundgren and J.D. Salinger’s angsty, Holden Caulfield from The Catcher In The Rye. Hear how all of these factors and more contributed to the musical icon’s senseless murder in a two part Disgraceland episode. To hear part 1 of John Lennon in Disgraceland entitled, "John Lennon, I'm going to kill you, you phony bastard" click here.
*illustration by Avi Spivak @avispivak