Clem Burke fondly looks back at an encounter with his good friend and Blondie co-writer, Ronnie Toast, in...
An Oral History of when the Beatles met Elvis Presley on August 27, 1965. By Legs McNeil & Gillian McCain.
by Amy Haben - I was in London for the first time last Christmas. To my surprise, I ended up lounging with the Kinks drummer and his beautiful girlfriend at his longtime home in London. I was shocked at how down to earth and welcoming he was.
On a Thursday afternoon in mid-May 1974, in the small city of Lynwood, California, 18-year-old high school senior Tom Matthews answered a knock on the door.
Outside stood a short-haired brunette in her twenties, who inquired about the Ford Econoline van for sale. In a matter of minutes, “Emily” was behind the wheel, with Tom sitting shotgun in the front passenger seat. It was then that Tom Matthews’ life took a turn.
Nasty Women have been around for a long time, as these Found Photos clearly illustrate.
1. Over The Edge (1979) -- Matt Dillon's first movie about kids in some suburban California town that rebel against the cops is fantastic, though it didn't really get much attention when it came out.
Some questions are easier to answer than others. If your question is, “Who is Tav Falco?” there is no easy answer. Todd McGovern asks filmmaker JP Olsen.
Leonard Cohen wasn't a regular at his local temple. He admittedly had moments of grace with a higher force but he lived much of his life as most of us do. He smoke, drank, and famously enjoyed the pleasures of the flesh. You could say he was a humanist whose higher power was love. Leonard practiced Zen Buddhism in Mount Baldy but always considered himself Jewish. He kept the practice of humility with him always. The people's poet, whether you knew him or not, his passing most likely pained you as if he was family. Even Bob Dylan had called the 82 year old musician, "No. 1 to my zero."
BY GILLIAN MCCAIN
Yes, I am obsessed with the haberdashery of the Rolling Stones.
by Gillian McCain Nothing short of impeccable. The bangs are the perfect length– which only can be maintained...
Ron and Scott Asheton were the nucleus of the Stooges, the greatest fucking punk band in the world. Having attended Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan, with Iggy Pop (né James Osterberg), the Asheton brothers were hoodlum types who attracted other punks with their erratic, wild behavior. As Iggy said of the Ashetons, “These guys were the laziest delinquent sorts of pig slobs ever born. Really spoiled rotten and babied by their mother. [Their] dad had died, so they didn’t have much discipline at home.”