Wow, this is a fucking shock and a huge drag. I just heard that Brendan Mullen, Scottish-born champion of the late 70s / early 80s LA Punk Scene and owner of the Masque club in Hollywood has passed away from a stroke, having just celebrated his 60th birthday this past Friday. The LA Times has a preliminary obit at the link above. I can’t even address this right now. RIP Brendan.