I saw Motorhead once, a few years ago at the Roseland. I went because it was Motorhead and I’d never seen Motorhead and I wanted to be able to say I’d seen […]
Back in the newsroom days, a fun thing to do was to pass along to an editor any press release referring to The First Annual Anything. “THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS […]
Last night I watched a team give up more than 700 yards of offense and win. The same team that, two weeks ago, rushed for 400 yards and lost. In the Big […]
A few weeks ago I drove out to Astoria to help my pal Matt Love tape a pilot episode for a radio show about writers and writing. We talked Springsteen and he […]
Forty years ago today, Born to Run was released. Was finally released. Was unleashed. Born to Run changed everything for Bruce Springsteen. It’s full of hopes and dreams and desperate lust for a future […]
Spent an enjoyable afternoon in Nashville a few weeks ago wandering about the Country Music Hall of Fame. Spent an especially nice hour or so checking out Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats: […]
For who, really, is the sucker? The sucker, or the sucker who buys the suckers?
I was squatting a food court table at Detroit’s Metro Airport on Wednesday night, keeping careful watch on a coloring book, crayons, a couple of water bottles, some stuffed animals, crumbling snacks […]
“Isn’t that strange? That I moved to Tokyo?” David Lee Roth said to Eddie Van Halen.
A couple of weeks ago, when I was supposed to be home alone with my feet on the wall, I sneaked out of the house, met up with some pals and enjoyed […]