Franz Nicolay
Franz Nicolay

Franz Nicolay is a musician and writer from New York. His first book The Humorless Ladies of Border Control: Touring the Punk Underground from Belgrade to Ulaanbaatar was named a New York Times “Season’s Best Travel Book” in 2016.

July 28 2017 5:56 AMThe Rise and Decline of the “Sellout”A history of the epithet, from its rise among leftists and jazz critics and folkies to its recent fall from favor.
June 23 2017 5:51 AMWas This It?Every generation of New York rockers romanticizes its era. In the juicy new book Meet Me in the Bathroom, the early 2000s was the golden age.