yeah he's from Boston. all his songs are about boston. tsk tsk.
Merzbau He's important and "Transformer" is fantastic and blah blah blah, but yeah, Lou Reed is a HUGE fucking douchebag.
Keefu Being a heroin addict might have had something to do with that.
Merzbau There's only so much you can blame on the heroin- I have yet to read a single account of Reed doing anything, anywhere, at any time, where he isn't a total jackoff to people who don't deserve it.