Category Archives: Lester

  1. Lester Bangs on stage

    Leave a comment

    June 6, 2014 by admin

    Dramatic monologue ‘Rock Critic’ is an homage to writer Lester Bangs, perhaps best known as a character in ‘Almost Famous’

    Play About Lester Bangs to Have World Premiere in California Based on the life and words of Lester Bangs, How …
    Continue reading

  2. Interview with Raul Sandelin (dir. A Box Full of Rocks)

    Leave a comment

    March 25, 2014 by admin

    signed speech tournament (1)

    Because he’s so closely identified with Creem magazine and Detroit on the one hand, and New York City and post-punk …
    Continue reading

  3. Lester & Philip

    Leave a comment

    February 8, 2014 by admin


    That night, after I interviewed Hoffman, I went back to my hotel room and had a dream about Lester, something …
    Continue reading

  4. Critical Collage: Metal Machine Music

    Leave a comment

    November 9, 2013 by admin


    “This record is not for parties/dancing/background romance. This is what I ment by ‘real’ rock, about ‘real’ things. No one …
    Continue reading

  5. Lou Reed


    October 27, 2013 by admin


    I’m not embarrassed to say — and hardly alone, I suspect – that my first meaningful encounter with Lou Reed …
    Continue reading

  6. To Miriam from Lester

    Leave a comment

    August 28, 2013 by admin


    “I’m so sick of writing good stuff that never ends up getting published.” Once in a while my Tumblr feed …
    Continue reading

  7. “Fear of Everything”


    August 16, 2013 by admin


    So of course I always thought Talking Heads were about the individual human units (ha!—and fuck you, Fripp) response to …
    Continue reading