On October 12 at 7:00 pm, Aaron Cometbus and Scott Satterwhite will give a presentation on their book A
Punkhouse in the Deep South: The Oral History of 309 at Sun-Ray Cinema.
Using student interviews collected before the pandemic, A Punkhouse in the Deep South (University Press of
Florida) describes the lives of a Pensacola punk rock community living in one of the country’s oldest
punkhouses—309. Cometbus and Satterwhite’s presentation will offer a
glimpse into the house’s origins and the punks that made the house a home, all the while creating everything from music to art, and even a few businesses.
What: FSU hosts Book Release: “Punkhouse in the Deep South”
Who: Authors Aaron Cometbus and Scott Satterwhite
When: October 12 at 7:00 pm.
Where: Sun-Ray Cinema, 1028 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
*Books available for purchase
About the authors:
Aaron Cometbus has been publishing the zine Cometbus since 1981. He is the author of many books,
including Double Duce and I Wish There Was Something That I Could Quit.
Scott Satterwhite is a historian,
educator, and journalist who teaches writing and literature at the University of West Florida.
Cometbus and Satterwhite are former residents of the 309 punkhouse.