Interview with Phil Alexander, editor, MOJO magazine
Interview by Marc Smirnoff, Oxford American. (Thanks, Steven.)
I suppose, if I really had to pick one artist that I really enjoyed speaking to and sparring with it’s probably Frank Zappa. I interviewed him a short while before he died and I was quite unsure about how to approach the interview. I found him to be intense but gentlemanly, his view of the world was well-rounded as was his view of culture in all its disposable glory. He told me that he wanted to run for president. I don’t think he was joking.