Like a salmon swimming upstream, I have returned to the pages of Details. Well, one page: the last one in the new (September 2011) issue, which has my short interview with Steve Jones. Not “Jonesy,” the Sex Pistol with the much-missed radio show–this Steve Jones is the charming rake who will be hosting The X Factor, the new Simon Cowell talent competition on Fox. I interviewed Jones in his trailer next to a hangar at the Santa Monica Airport (where the show was filming some promo spots). He kept urging me to sample the dried mushrooms that had come with that trailer, but I resisted. You can get the resulting micro-interview on newsstands now, or check it out on the Details website.