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Johnny Temple

Johnny Temple plays bass guitar in the rock bands Girls Against Boys
and New Wet Kojak and is the publisher of Akashic Books
(www.akashicbooks.com), based in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Girls Against
Boys’ sixth album, You Can’t Fight What You Can’t See (Jade Tree
Records) was released in May 2002, and New Wet Kojak’s fourth, This
Is the Glamorous
(Beggar’s Banquet), is forthcoming in February.


  • Fiction March 6, 2003

    What Are They Reading?

    John Steinbeck's forlorn protagonists, Lennie and George, summon few comparisons in today's landscape of mainstream literary fiction, overstocked with tales of redemption.

    Johnny Temple

  • Activism December 23, 2002

    Does Europe Do It Better?

    In more than fifteen years of rock-and-roll touring, my worst night of sleep followed a June 10, 1989, show at Centro Sociale Leoncavallo, an anticapitalist squat in Milan.

    Johnny Temple

  • Music February 27, 2002

    Artists Strike a Chord

    Johnny Temple plays bass guitar in the rock bands Girls Against Boys and New Wet Kojak and is the publisher of Akashic Books (www.akashicbooks.com).

    Johnny Temple

  • Labor September 6, 2001

    On the Record: Toward a Union Label

    Courtney Love's plea to fellow recording artists to join her in the creation of a new musicians' guild, printed below, is the latest blow to the beleaguered "Big Five

    Courtney Love and Johnny Temple

  • Activism April 27, 2000

    Hip-Hop Politics on Campus

    "You have no idea how much love I got for this," says David Jamil Muhammad, referring to his role as a student organizer of "Hip-Hop Generation--Hip-Hop as a Movement." The conference was held Ap

    Johnny Temple

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  • Music September 30, 1999

    Noise From Underground

    For more information about Positive Force, or to send donations to the Arthur S. Flemming Center, write to Positive Force, 3510 North 8th Street, Arlington, VA 22201. Checks should be made payable to Emmaus Services for the Aging.

    Johnny Temple