You're browing the archives for the month of June 2013

Friday Foto: The Lonely Island and Robyn

Something cool about my Lonely Island feature that I didn’t mention the other day: while we were waiting in line for lunch at Doc Brown’s Chicken, we were joined in line by a blonde pixie in leather overalls and a long-haired dude. It was Robyn, the excellent Swedish pop star most famous in the States […]

posted 21 June 2013 in Photos. 2 comments

Father’s Day Reminder

This Sunday is Father’s Day–and if you haven’t gotten your dad something yet, might I suggest that he would thoroughly enjoy a copy of VJ, the New York Times bestselling memoir of the early days of MTV I wrote with original VJs Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn? Even the right-wing website […]

posted 14 June 2013 in Buy My Stuff, Links. no comments yet

Lonely Is an Eyesore

I don’t know when I’ve had as much fun reporting an article as I did hanging out with the Lonely Island for this Rolling Stone feature. When I asked where they wanted to meet, the answer was at the Universal Studios theme park, so they could go on the Transformers ride. Plus, we took in […]

posted 13 June 2013 in Articles, Outside. 1 comment

VJ Giveaway

Nancy Davis Kho, the woman behind the excellent blog Midlife Mixtape, wrote a very cool review of VJ: Having a one-sided conversation with these guys was a major component of my teen years, so reading about what happened on the other side of the television screen feels a bit like reminiscing with a long-lost high […]

posted 5 June 2013 in Links. no comments yet

It’s a Nice Day for a Red Wedding

This post about Game of Thrones is spoiler-free, except for the way this sentence alludes to the fact that HBO aired an episode about the “Red Wedding” last night. It seemed like an opportune time for me to pull out an excerpt from a conversation I had in 2012 with showrunners David Benioff and D.B. […]

posted 3 June 2013 in Tasty Bits, Unpublished. 1 comment

VJ Roundup II

No, not information on the whereabouts of Adam Curry, Kevin Seal, and Downtown Julie Brown–that would be VJ II Roundup. This is a collection of some more press coverage of the New York Times bestseller VJ and my fabulous coauthors Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn. (You can check out the previous […]

posted 3 June 2013 in Buy My Stuff, Links. no comments yet