My next film was FX2. The cutting rooms were located at Warner Hollywood, a short walk from my shitty apartment.
Some people love the desert. I am not one of those people.
I am not an ironic Elvis fan — I simply like Elvis. Don’t get me wrong: There are a lot of duds in the Elvis discography, but there are a lot of […]
Thirty-five years ago, 16 year-old Paul Caiafa stumbled into the chance of lifetime. His brother Jerry was playing bass in a band with his buddy Glenn, and along with letting Caiafa serve […]
They shouldn’t matter, yet they do. I remember where I was when I heard that Elvis died. Same goes for John Bonham, Bon Scott, and Keith Moon. I was at work when […]
Revealed! Six things They don’t want you to know! Conspiracy theories have been around since at least Roman times, when the first beam-blocking helmets were manufactured. I’m sure there are myriad reasons […]
Rock and roll Christmas songs. Elvis recorded “Blue Christmas” back in ’57. Only one Beatle never released a Christmas song (know which one? Leave a comment). Bruce, Elton, Bowie — even Lemmy […]
Before he was the most notorious spousal abuser in music history, Ike Turner held a legitimate claim to the invention of rock and roll.
This is as close as I’m ever going to get to Elvis or Buddy Holly.
The worst day of my writing life was attending a Kurt Vonnegut lecture entitled “How To Get A Job Like Mine.” Great title, right? I couldn’t wait for the big man to […]