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Iggy’s Video Debut? Whatever, Wears Rational Tee and Whiteface in Nico Vid

Ig in whiteface and tee. Video debut? Ig without whiteface in tee You know the story about Iggy Pop and Nico and alla that, recounted so well in his book I Need More....

Dick Wagner’s Own Tommy John Surgery, Comeback Player of the Year

Lou, busy being upstaged by Wagner In January 2012 I flew to Phoenix to meet with Dick Wagner, the man who schooled a legion of guitarists with his licks on a massive...

Excellent Look in 1975 at Detroit’s Dying Concert Scene

 I was looking at this story and photo of the Cobo Hall marquee from 1975. Damn, that’s an impressive roster of bands coming down the line in November. I saw the...

In Cleveland, The Land of Sowell, a Letter to a Street Criminal

 In the book, Nobody’s Women: The Crimes and Victims of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Serial Killer, I write extensively of the pervasive influence of crack in...

The Box Tops in East Lansing, Michigan, 1968

The Box Tops at Grandmothers, East Lansing, Mich. 1968. Recognize these autographs? I was 10 years old and have no idea what I was doing at a matinee show at this place....