Kicking around Westwood on Saturdays was a weird little adventure, but that’s what Saturdays are for. Whether you’re a kid or an adult, Saturdays are the only free day on the board. […]
What is it with candidates grabbing whatever song they want without asking permission from the artist? It seems to be a fairly recent phenomenon. Read some of the most famous dust-ups on […]
A little furniture and some pocket money didn’t really change anything. Every day Jody withdrew more deeply into some dark place where I wasn’t welcome. Lately I’d been finding scraps of paper […]
During Jane’s Addiction’s 2012 “Theatre of the Escapists” tour, an odd piece of business happened each night. An odd-looking woman pushing a baby carriage across the stage — no comment, no big […]
Look, I don’t hate all musicals. I get their artistic and entertainment value. I’m not a savage. But I really hate “rock musicals,” with a few exceptions. Why? Read all about it […]
Sometimes it seems like people in Los Angeles fall into one of two camps; they are either actors or musicians. Carry on a conversation longer than three minutes with anyone in this […]
You are not looking at a stack of albums.
Take it from an old guy: Trashing a relationship is easy as 1-2-3-4-5. —- There’s not a lot of good to say about getting older. I’m achy sometimes for no reason, my […]
Dio, an alternative influence? That seems unlikely, but so does Ronnie James Dio, doo-wop crooner and yet that happened, too. Want to hear it? Check out my latest piece on Diffuser.
Los Angeles is a car town, and having my groovy little MG back felt good. Sure, it broke down if you looked at it, but it looked great and that’s all that […]