Posted on September 15, 2010October 16, 2010 by Amanda SternSYD STRAW saves the day! THIS (SEMI) JUST-IN: Kristin Hersh is very sick and will not be able to read tonight. In a life-saving move of epic proportions, Syd Straw will be taking her place and reading from RAT GIRL! She will also be singing a song! Awesome.