On November 8, 2016, U.S. readers will cast their ballots for President of the United States, among other things. In fact, some voters already have.
Maybe I was a little harsh on my social media friends when I suggested that they’re boring me.
Link Wray was the coolest guitarist to ever strap on a Danelectro Longhorn. His influence on rock and roll is immeasurable, with everybody from Iggy Pop to Jimmy Page listing him as […]
Seaman and Price, the guys who wrote Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed a Tales From the Crypt episode. Theirs was a take on Macbeth, this time featuring an unscrupulous club owner who […]
Would punk rock exist without Iggy and the Stooges’ 1973 classic Raw Power? Probably, but it wouldn’t be anywhere near as awesome. Check out the latest installment of my “Roots of Indie” […]
The La Brea Tar Pits don’t figure into the collective imagination as much now as they did when I was a kid. Los Angeles’s bubbling puddle of goo always seemed to crop […]
Sure I could give you a list of starting fresh songs, but how about some songs about years instead?
The motorcycle has been the perfect rock and roll accessory since Elvis dressed up in Brando gear. We had the Mod scooter era, the Easy Rider wave, and the hair metal Harley […]
I may have reduced a short story to smouldering rubble, but we’re prone to dive bomb all aspects of our lives: careers, relationships, health. Lately our government has been particularly adept at […]
Only a nineteen-year-old man would bristle at being called “safe and normal.” At that age a guy looks in the mirror and sees “Wild One” Brando reflected back with no idea that […]