Archive for 2011/08

Mark Cuban

I’d like to tell you that he travels with an entourage, that he’s unapproachable, that you play by his rules. But I’ve never met a celebrity so honest, so unguarded, so willing to go on the record as Mark Cuban. He’s got no agenda, he’s just being him. Maybe you know him as the owner […]

Jared Leto

Now THAT’S a movie star. He’s making a movie. About 30 Seconds To Mars and its fight with EMI in the wake of the Terra Firma takeover. They were bugging me eons ago, but then faded away, I saw the album came out, I figured the film was shelved. But then Jared himself tracked me […]

Brian Wilson At The Canyon Club

For his twentieth birthday, Jeff Foskett was determined to meet Brian Wilson. Attending UCSB, Jeff drove down to L.A. and combed Bellagio Road looking for a house with the stained glass window from the cover of "Wild Honey". Moving slowly, he found it and got out of his car and knocked. Marilyn Wilson answered the […]

Deadmau5 At The Palladium

I encountered the paramedics on my way out. They were about to lift a twentysomething man onto a stretcher. Yes, electronic music fans are on drugs. But so were their parents. And people die at Bonnaroo, read Pasquale Rotella’s piece in the L.A. "Times" linked below, he delineates the issue well. But people clamp down […]