Tag: david ritz

  • Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 1)

    Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 1)

    This month’s Headbangers Book Club Official Selection is a special one, as it’s the first book we’ve read that’s not a total sausage party! Pamela Des Barres may not have been a rock star in her own right (unless you count her brief stint in the Zappa-sponsored girl group the GTO’s), but her memoir I’m…

  • Headbangers Book Club: Morris Day’s On Time (Part 1)

    Headbangers Book Club: Morris Day’s On Time (Part 1)

    It’s a special #jhericurljune installment of the ol’ Book Club as we dig into 2019’s On Time: A Princely Life in Funk by Morris Day with David Ritz–so, slightly less headbanging than normal, but don’t worry, there’s plenty of the important stuff (i.e., cocaine).

  • Headbangers Book Club: Meat Loaf’s To Hell and Back

    Headbangers Book Club: Meat Loaf’s To Hell and Back

    Turns out Meat Loaf needed a little extra time in the oven, but we’re finally back to discuss the late vocal powerhouse’s 2000 memoir To Hell and Back. Join us as we ponder Meat’s many concussions, his suitably operatic relationship with the also-recently-departed Jim Steinman, and how he’s easily in the top five of anti-maskers…

  • Podcast: Dystopian Book Club vs. Mark Paytress’ Bolan: The Rise and Fall of a 20th Century Superstar

    Podcast: Dystopian Book Club vs. Mark Paytress’ Bolan: The Rise and Fall of a 20th Century Superstar

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSSeptember is kind of our unofficial Marc Bolan month at Dystopian Dance Party; so for this installment of our Dystopian Book Club podcast series, we thought we’d read the excellent 2006 biography Bolan: The Rise and Fall…

  • Dystopian Book Club Podcast, Jheri Curl June Edition: The Memoirs of Rick James

    Dystopian Book Club Podcast, Jheri Curl June Edition: The Memoirs of Rick James

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | Youtube Music | RSSIt didn’t take a stroke of genius to come up with the idea for this year’s Jheri Curl June podcast. Rick James may be the most important architect of the genre we call Jheri Curl Music…