Above: Andy Warhol and Victor Bockris, New York Mudd Club, 1978©Marcia Resnick Interview with Victor Bockris Following my review of Andy Warhol’s biography by Victor Bockris, I was pleased to know that the author himself was kind enough to grant me an interview regarding the book itself as well as the recent deal that was made regarding […]Read More Warhol’s Bio/Recent Movie Deal
The Silver Factory Darkroom Ghost By Nate Freeman William Linich (February 22, 1940 – July 18, 2016), the primary architect, foreman, lighting designer and archivist at Andy Warhol’s Factory, film-maker and photographer, who used his camera to immortalize its denizens, has died at age 76. To look through the snapshots taken by Name in the 1960s is […]Read More Rest in Peace Billy Name!
An Interview by Johan Kugelberg Maureen Tucker had a front row seat to punk rock history being conceived before her very eyes. An average high school girl from Levittown, Long Island, her life was saved by rock ‘n’ roll when she heard the Rolling Stones on the car radio. From the Velvet Underground to Andy […]Read More Lou Reed and Moe Tucker
1976-1978 CBGB’s House photographer David Godlis was eyewitness to the 1970s New York punk scene. Here’s a very small sample of what you can find i his photo souvenir book on the CBGB with an intro by Jim Jarmusch who just did a documentary about The Stooges ”Gimme Danger”. 10 Ramones Clips You Need To […]Read More CBGB’s 70’s Punk Scene by Godlis
Above Photo: © Lisa Law ”He’d get paranoid craziness. I thought he was really special because of that, that craziness to me was incredibly interesting. He was really the kind that would be afraid to go into the street -from paranoia or whatever makes you that way. ” –Betsey Johnson, Up-Tight John Cale has brought an […]Read More John Cale
This interview conducted by Gregg Barrios was originally printed in Fusion, March 6, 1970. Sterling Morrison was once described as the most underrated person living. He has been with The Velvet Underground since the dawn of history and hopefully will continue in that capacity forever. He was also called indomitable as well as an astute Italian duke. In any case, he […]Read More Interview with Sterling Morrison
The Wild Eyed Boy from Freecloud. British musician David Robert Jones aka David Bowie died in New-York on Sunday January 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday. His death really hit me hard. I had often fantasized that if there was a movie to be made about my life, for sure they would have been more than a couple of Bowie’s songs on […]Read More The Man Who Fell to Earth and Sold the World
Oh! Sweet Nuthin’! “Oh! Sweet Nuthin‘” is the final song off of Loaded, (and this is the right one despite the wrong cover shown on the clip) the last ”real” Velvet Underground album (1970). It tells the stories of the disaffected, the poor Jimmy Brown, the homeless and depressed Ginger Brown, his fellow street person Polly May, […]Read More Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ I’m Sticking With You!
Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico on French TV JUST CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL FILM VERSION. In 1972, Velvet Underground alumni Lou Reed, John Cale and Nico reunited before the cameras of the POP2 TV program at Le Bataclan (yes that very place where those terrorists killed 89 people on November 15th 2015), a well-known and very intimate, Paris venue . […]Read More VU 1972 Reunion at Le Bataclan
The Best Role She Ever Played Was Her Own Those Chelsea Girls with their Slurpy Names… New Documentary Tries to Solve the Riddle of Andy Warhol’s Candy Darling, by Caroline Hagood.Read More Candy Darling