Penny Arcade is a cultural icon of the New York Underground. She debuted at age seventeen in John Vaccaro's explosive Play-House of the Ridiculous, and at eighteen became a Warhol Superstar and was featured in the Warhol/Morrissey comedy, Women in Revolt. A performance artist and writer of essays, poetry, and theater, her internationally acclaimed performance works include Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Bad Reputation, and La Miseria. A partial collection of her plays was published by Semiotext(e)/MIT Press under the title Bad Reputation. She is currently writing her memoir, to be titled Longing Lasts Longer.