Rock musician Wayne Kramer and linguist Geoff Nunberg on this edition of Fresh Air. Guitarist, singer, songwriter Wayne Kramer founded the MC5, a Detroit band considered to be the prototype for punk rock, in the late 1960s. By 1972, the band had burned out. In between then and now, Kramer did time in jail for drugs, teamed up with Don and David Was to found the group Was (Not Was), and began a solo career. His new solo album is Adult World. Linguist Geoff Nunberg talks about language purists and post modernism. (Broadcast Date: August 20, 2002)
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