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 […]
The latest newsletter goes to the mall. To see a movie. A big, fiery movie. A big, fiery, unrelenting movie. A big, fiery, unrelenting people seem to be universally losing their minds […]
Girls weekend! My wife, my daughter and my mother-in-law are all headed to the coast. “What are you going to do with your bachelor weekend?” my wife asked. “Have you seen the […]
The studio where Bruce Springsteen made “Born to Run” is a carwash now. An “Auto Spa,” technically, and I guess there are much less sensical options. I mean, once Mary got in […]