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An Interview With Rock and Roll Author Mark Bego On His New Memoir

 Paperback Writer (Publish America) is the humorous and star-studded memoir of best-selling celebrity author Mark Bego. With 56 books in print, two New York Times best-sellers, a Los Angeles Times best-seller, and a Chicago Tribune best-seller, Bego has made a career out of interviewing media stars, and writing books about their lives.  His most recent release was 2009’s internationally published Elton John: The Bitch is Back.  In Paperback […]

Entertainment Journalist Mark Bego’s Paperback Writer: A Memoir

   Paperback Writer (Publish America) is the humorous and star-studded memoir of best-selling celebrity author Mark Bego.  With 56 books in print, two New York Times best-sellers, a Los Angeles Times best-seller, and a Chicago Tribune best-seller, Bego has made a career out of interviewing media stars, and writing books about their lives.  His most recent release was 2009’s internationally published Elton John: The Bitch is […]

“I Need That Record” Doc w/ Thurston Moore, Ian MacKaye, Noam Chomksy, Mike Watt, Lenny Kaye and More

MVD Visual is pleased to announce the release of “I Need That Record! The Death (or Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store” for North American distribution on April 17 (Record Store Day). It will be offered exclusively to independent record stores for a period of 90 days. Afterwards, it will be available everywhere on July 27. Guerilla filmmaker Brendan […]

DAVID BOWIE: “A Reality Tour” Q&A

  Since its release in late January (2010), David Bowie’s new live two-CD set A Reality Tour (ISO RECORDS and COLUMBIA/LEGACY, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT), has earned vast critical praise.  Here’s a sampling of the accolades for a set list that merged BOWIE classics with 10 songs from his Heathen (2002) and Reality(2003) albums. In this Q&A below, Bowie talks about […]

Fashion Week–LNA Presentation After Party, Patti Smith, Metric and More!

  Images: Courtesy of Images by: Mark Iantosca/LNA In the spirit of LnA’s edgy rock and roll aesthetic, the brand’s fashion week presentation and After party last night embodied that which designers Lauren Ashley and April Leight have always envisioned their New Fashion Week debut would be. Unveiled at The Penthouse at Milk Studios, set to the […]

A Look Back At: John Waters’ A Dirty Shame

Text © M.A.Cassata Originally published in Cleavage Magazine October 2004 (Image): Coutresy of New Line Cinema     If you ever meet John Waters, don’t call him a cultural icon, he may be offended.  After all, here’s a brilliant man whose entire career has been devoted to the bursting open wide mainstream culture.  But nonetheless, from his […]