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allen ginsberg

ALLEN GINSBERG – THE LAST AUSTRALIAN INTERVIEW

The first time I set eyes on Allen Ginsberg was in the basement of the City Lights bookshop in San Francisco in the early 1980s when I was on tour with the Hoodoo Gurus....
Larry Flynt with porn stars

AN AUDIENCE WITH LARRY FLYNT

Towards the close of 1996 I was in Los Angeles at the end of a long trip which had started with a Bruce Springsteen show and interview in Philadelphia. Towards the end I spent...
M Sharp T Tim PIC

MR TIM’S WONDROUS VISION

In the early 1980s I was lucky enough to hang out at Martin Sharp's house and interview Tiny Tim for RAM magazine. This is the piece, exactly as it appeared at the time. Debbie...

KEEPING OUT OF TROUBLE IN WASHINGTON WITH GEORGE PELECANOS

In the early part of 2001 I took the bus from New York City to Washington to talk with George Pelecanos. This piece subsequently appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald. Even though Pelecanos has...
Harry Dean Staanton

HANGING WITH HARRY DEAN STANTON

Back in 1990 I was the co-promoter of Harry Dean Stanton's only Australian tour. This is a piece I wrote for Follow Me magazine in September of that year. I haven't attempted to update...
four lou reed moments

FOUR LOU REED MOMENTS

        (1) Launceston. 1972. Listening to the first and second Velvets albums in Launceston (on vinyl – natch . . .) with my friend David Woodhall at his house. We were both 16 or 17. We...

RUMINATIONS AFTER SEEING TELEVISION AT THE ENMORE THEATRE OCTOBER 30, 2013.

RUMINATIONS AFTER SEEING TELEVISION AT THE ENMORE THEATRE OCTOBER 30, 2013. After realising I wasn't cut out to be an English, Speech & Drama teacher I left Launceston in the mid 1970s for Adelaide to...