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Girl, Wanted’s Sarah Pender Files Federal Lawsuit over Prison Conditions

Sarah Pender, the murderess/escapee whose tale I tell in Girl, Wanted: The Chase for Sarah Pender, in April filed a federal lawsuit against a number of officials with...

Detroit Rocks! –Is this a Brand or a Creative Endeavor?

The Leni Sinclair/Gary Grimshaw book, Detroit Rocks!, is about done and ready for publication as it continues to look for buyers who will put down $100 up front for a...

Still Smokin’ In The Boys Room – Even With the Draconian Smoking Bans

Went to visit Michael Lutz the other day. No memory of him? He’s the guitarist for Brownsville Station and co-writer of ‘Smokin’ in the Boy’s Room.” The song...

New Review of Girl, Wanted at True Crime Book Reviews

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Former Creem Editor Among Detroit’s Musical Icons

The Detroit Rock City trip to LA took me over to the home Dave DiMartino, music sage, former editor of Creem and now executive editor at Yahoo music.We spoke of Creem...

Wayne Kramer, Jail Guitar Doors Hits Austin

Sat down with Wayne Kramer Monday, and mostly we talked book stuff with a twist. The challenge is to ask something that hasn’t been asked a million times, and I’ll...

Mitch Ryder Spots Diana Ross, Who Swears Like a Sailor

Talking with Mitch Ryder this morning for about 90 minutes for the book, Detroit Rock City. He was remarkable in his rap; he talked about everything, from his start in...