MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer kicks out the mofos! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Wayne Kramer, guitarist, MC5, author, The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, The MC5 & My Life of Impossibilities     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Wayne Kramer by clicking on the video player above!  Everybody knows at least one MC5 song – and that would be “Kick Out the Jams,” mofo. Know... Continue Reading →

Billy Idol still dancing with self after all the years! AUDIO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Billy Idol, rock star, "White Wedding," "Rebel Yell"     (I was first introduced to the music of Billy Idol by my then-roommate, photographer Dennis Osborne, in the early 1980s. Dennis would bounce around the house to "Dancing with Myself" and it was hard to resist the song's infectious beat and lyrics. I... Continue Reading →

625 Fools Rush In from Australia to make music with Mr. Media! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Ben Linden, musician, Fools Rush In If I talk to someone from Australia or England, it’s pretty easy for each of us to think, “That guy’s from London” or “That guy’s from Down Under.” But when that same person sings, the accent largely disappears What’s up with that? BEN LINDEN podcast excerpt: "It's... Continue Reading →

573 Don’t be sedated before finishing I Slept with Joey Ramone PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Legs McNeil, co-author, I Slept with Joey Ramone: A Punk Rock Family Memoir   Joey Ramone wasn’t really Joey Ramone. Most people know that the “Ramones” name was for the stage, although few sought out and became their stage persona more completely than the former Jeffry Hyman, a spindly, troubled boy from Queens.... Continue Reading →

Ex-High Times editor Mike Edison has fun everywhere he goes! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mike Edison, author, I Have Fun Everywhere I Go >  In his new book, I Have Fun Everywhere I Go, Mike Edison does for sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll what Hulk Hogan did for wrestling! No, scratch that. Edison hates Hogan. Saying that will just piss him off. How about: Mike Edison... Continue Reading →

Legs McNeil on The Ramones, Spin, Hollywood porno and more! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Legs McNeil, author, Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, I Slept with Joey Ramone   When Spin magazine started, its staff included two fascinating characters. First was Bob Guccione, Jr., the magazine’s founder and namesake son of the publisher of Penthouse. And then there was Spin’s senior editor, Legs McNeil. Legs McNeil!?!... Continue Reading →

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