Lisa Crystal Carver's (AKA Lisa Suckdog) (born 1968) writing in Rollerderby made her one of the most well known writers of the zine boom in the early '90s, along with scribes like Pagan Kennedy. Pagan Kennedy is an author and pioneer of the 1990s Zine movement along with writer/publishers like Lisa Crystal Carver of Rollerderby, Through her interviews, she introduced the work of Vaginal Davis, Dame Darcy, Cindy Dall, Boyd Rice, Costes (her ex-husband), Nick Zedd, GG Allin, Kate Landau, Queen Itchie & Liz Armstrong to many. Vaginal Davis (b February 20, 1969) is a Drag queen, performance artist painter independent curator composer and writer Dame Darcy is an American Graphic artist, Cartoonist, and Musician. Boyd Blake Rice (born July or December 1956 is an American experimental sound artist under the monicker of NON since the mid-1970s Archivist, Actor Jean-Louis Costes is a Noise musician He was once married to Lisa Crystal Carver, and he helped write the backing noise-opera music of the Suckdog Nick Zedd ( born Jan 25, 1958 or May 8, 1959 in Takoma Park Maryland) is a New York City based filmmaker and author Kevin Michael "GG" Allin ( 29 August 1956 &ndash 29 June 1993) was a Punk rock Singer-songwriter and Musician A collection of notable articles from the zine was published as Rollerderby: The Book.
She started touring with the performance art band Psychodrama when she was 18 years old. . It was also at this time that she became a prostitute, which has been a major theme in her writings over the years.  She began touring with Costes a year later, and would also tour without him when he was in France. She toured the U. S. and Europe six times, the last time in 1998. The noise music soap operas included audience interaction including dancing and mock-rape of audience members. 
Carver is the also the author of Dancing Queen: a Lusty Look at the American Dream, in which she expounds upon various relics of pop culture past, including Lawrence Welk, roller rinks, and Olivia Newton-John. Lawrence Welk ( March 11, 1903 &ndash May 17, 1992) was a Musician, Accordionist Bandleader, and Television A roller disco is a Discothèque where all the dancers wear Roller skates of some kind (traditional quad or inline) Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE (born September 26 1948) is a Grammy Award -winning and Golden Globe -nominated English-born In 2005, Soft Skull Press released her newest book, Drugs Are Nice, detailing her early childhood and later romantic relationships with Costes, Boyd Rice and Smog's Bill Callahan. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Soft Skull Press is an independent publisher founded by Sander Hicks in 1992. Drugs Are Nice is the memoir of Lisa Crystal Carver published by Soft Skull Press in the US in 2005 and by Snowbooks in the UK in 2006 Jean-Louis Costes is a Noise musician He was once married to Lisa Crystal Carver, and he helped write the backing noise-opera music of the Suckdog Boyd Blake Rice (born July or December 1956 is an American experimental sound artist under the monicker of NON since the mid-1970s Archivist, Actor Bill Callahan (born 1966 also known as Smog and (Smog, is an American Singer-songwriter born in Silver Spring Maryland. Bill Callahan (born 1966 also known as Smog and (Smog, is an American Singer-songwriter born in Silver Spring Maryland. In addition to writing her own 'zines and books, Carver has also written for various magazines (including Peter Bagge's comic book Hate) and kept a fictionalized journal about her sex life for the website Nerve. Peter Bagge (pronounced /bag/ as in ' Plastic Bag ' (born December 11, 1957) is a US Comics artist and creator of Buddy Bradley Nerve is an American Online magazine dedicated to sex relationships and culture Although Carver no longer writes her journal for the site, she is still a semi-regular contributor. The online Journal at Nerve was subsequently published in book form as The Lisa Diaries: Four Years in the Sex Life of Lisa Carver and Company.
Carver took much criticism from her fans for her relationship with Rice (due to the association of controversy) but she was characteristically unapologetic. The pair would eventually have an acrimonious breakup, but not before releasing several recordings together and having a son, Wolfgang. Wolfgang's severe stomach problems became the subject of a story Carver recorded for the NPR radio series This American Life. This American Life ( TAL) is a weekly hour-long Radio program produced by Chicago Public Radio and hosted by Ira Glass.
Carver converted to Judaism in the late nineties. A conversion to Judaism (גיור giyur) is a formal act undertaken by a non-Jewish person who wishes to be recognised as a full member of the Jewish community Judaism (from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, derived from the Hebrew יהודה Yehudah, " Judah " in Hebrew יַהֲדוּת Yahedut