Memoirist Royal Young on misbehavior, the nice Jewish boy inside him, and seeking fame after a stint on the casting couch.
I go blank for a moment and do not know what I am doing here in this claustrophobia of bright young things, but reflected in the window I see the Kevin Lu suit that I cannot afford and my lenseless blue-and-green spectacles, which are an excellent imitation of a designer whose name I forget but Caitlin would know.
“Even if you’re a punk you can have feelings of love and friendship.” Julien Temple
With Mark Eitzel at the helm, American Music Club garnered praise and a devoted following. Songwriter Michael Kroll talks with him upon the release of his album 60 Watt Silver Lining, about eavesdropping, lyrics and the importance of cerebrity focus.