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NEW YORK TIMES:  “BLAIR WITCH”

MTV VMAS: Salon

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/28/mtvs-vmas-and-me-a-music-writers-long-journey-from-wow-to-meh/

“The Boys of Summer” – Salon

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/16/my-end-of-summer-ritual-deciding-when-it-is-safe-and-appropriate-to-play-this-quintessential-august-song/

Werner Herzog Interview – New York Times

Slash Magazine – Salon

http://www.salon.com/2016/08/07/expand-your-punk-knowledge-slash-magazine-collection-will-school-you-on-the-70s-l-a-scene/

Bad Moms – New York Times

Independence Day – New York Times

BUDDY COMEDIES – New York times

GARBAGE – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2016/06/11/shirley_manson_has_outlived_the_haters_the_business_got_very_fat_and_lazy_and_was_full_of_people_who_didnt_even_care_about_music/

DON’T FEAR THE REAPER – NEW YORK TIMES

PETER TORK – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2016/05/14/the_monkees_songbook_is_maybe_the_third_best_peter_tork_claims_the_bronze_right_after_the_beatles_and_the_stones/

SUMMER MOVIE DISASTERS – NEW YORK TIMES

JOHN DOE – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2016/04/08/xs_john_doe_gets_spiritual_i_believe_in_things_that_you_cant_see_acting_on_the_way_things_turn_out/

NASHVILLE/ALTMAN – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2016/02/07/primary_lessons_of_nashville_robert_altmans_noisy_tense_brilliant_american_epic_is_chicken_soup_for_the_weary_election_year_soul/

ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2016/01/22/eleanor_friedberger_on_leaving_brooklyn_approaching_40_and_why_shed_be_happy_to_sell_out_i_dont_think_that_attitude_really_exists_anymore/

SCOTT WEILAND – RIP – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/12/04/scott_weiland_dead_at_48_when_i_think_of_the_stone_temple_pilots_frontman_i_think_of_the_past/

E.L.O. – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/11/27/weve_never_had_a_break_from_elo_do_ya_really_need_to_hear_this_song_ever_again/

LIQUID SKY – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/11/21/liquid_sky_this_glam_early_80s_sci_fi_masterpiece_that_predicted_the_aids_crisis_could_disappear_forever/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

LOVE THE COOPERS/CHRISTMAS KVETCHING – NEW YORK TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/15/movies/love-the-coopers-and-other-films-about-christmas-discontent.html?_r=0

SQUEEZE INTERVIEW/GLENN TILBROOK – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/11/07/squeeze_got_a_bit_complacent_in_the_90s_before_we_split_up_glenn_tilbrook_opens_up_about_the_past_and_future_of_the_legendary_new_wave_band/

RALPH BAKSHI INTERVIEW – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/11/05/they_dont_make_them_like_ralph_bakshi_anymore_now_animators_dont_have_ideas_they_just_like_to_move_things_around/

LOU REED/SWEET JANE @ 45 – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/10/25/the_real_genius_of_sweet_jane_the_2_little_letters_out_of_lou_reeds_mouth_that_say_so_much/

I ALWAYS GIVE YOU MY MONEY (BEATLES) – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/10/04/i_always_give_you_my_money_how_many_times_will_i_buy_the_same_beatles_records_over_and_over_again/

ROCKY HORROR @ 40 – NY TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/04/movies/rocky-horror-is-doing-the-time-warp-forever.html

PRAYING AT THE CHURCH OF ROCK… – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/09/26/praying_at_the_church_of_rock_and_roll_how_john_lennon_made_me_a_skeptic_morrissey_made_me_a_believer_and_exile_on_main_street_never_let_me_down/

CHRIS CORNELL/INTERVIEW – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/09/18/chris_cornell_is_in_no_hurry_to_join_nirvana_in_the_rock_and_roll_hall_of_fame_that_seems_like_a_gold_watch/

PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED/JOHN LYDON INTERVIEW – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/09/01/the_king_of_the_punks_looks_at_60_john_lydon_on_his_sex_pistols_past_his_new_album_and_why_hes_still_a_work_in_progress/

SUMMER MUSIC SEQUENCES – NY TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/23/movies/the-other-sounds-of-summer-musical-scenes-that-make-movies-sizzle.html

FIRE AND DESIRE – SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/08/15/this_is_the_laziest_rhyme_in_all_of_songwriting_history_and_great_artists_use_it_all_the_time/

THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIV TRILOGY/PENELOPE SPHEERIS – NY TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/28/movies/homevideo/penelope-spheeris-reissues-decline-of-western-civilization-films.html?_r=0

MARC MARON INTERVIEW/MAXIM.COM

http://www.maxim.com/entertainment/article/wtf-going-inside-marc-marons-head

SPARKS AND FRANZ FERDINAND ARE FFS/SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/06/08/sparks_the_true_godfathers_of_free_form_eclectic_modern_rock/

HOUSE OF CARDS AND CURIOSITIES RIP/GOTHAMIST

http://gothamist.com/2015/05/01/house_cards_curiosities.php#photo-8

HENRY FOOL, HAL HARTLEY’S TRILOGY/SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/04/03/hal_hartleys_epic_oral_history_the_henry_fool_trilogy_parker_posey_and_the_real_sage_of_90s_indie_film/

EDIE SEDGWICK – ETERNAL IT GIRL/SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/04/05/edie_sedgwick_eternal_it_girl_50_years_after_poor_little_rich_girl_she_remains_an_icon/

MARKY RAMONE: INTERVIEW/SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/02/21/the_last_ramone_standing_we_were_90_percent_fun_and_10_percent_pent_up_animosity/

RIVERS EDGE: THE DARKEST TEEN FILM OF ALL TIME/SALON

http://www.salon.com/2015/01/23/rivers_edge_the_darkest_teen_film_of_all_time/

THE MAKING OF “FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK” /MAXIM.COM

http://www.maxim.com/music/true-story-behind-greatest-christmas-carol-ever-written

Q AND A WITH VIV ALBERTINE, FORMER SLITS GUITARIST ON HER MEMOIR/SALON

http://www.salon.com/2014/12/14/the_slits_viv_albertine_i_can_be_older_and_still_live_by_those_punk_maxims/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

THE NEW HOLIDAY CLASSICS/NEW YORK TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/07/movies/weighing-elf-love-actually-and-other-holiday-films.html?_r=0

BUSH- “SIXTEEN STONE” – Amazon Essentials/AMAZON MUSIC NOTES

http://www.amazonmusicnotes.com/post/104343724735/amazon-essentials-marc-spitz-on-bushs-hit-debut

GERARD WAY Q AND A/NY TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/arts/music/gerard-way-talks-about-his-comeback-album-hesitant-alien.html?_r=0

PAUL WILLIAMS/TRACEY JACKSON Q AND A/VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2014/09/paul-williams-recovery-book-interview

BEDFORD AND BOWERY – ON SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY BOOKSELLER RIP

http://bedfordandbowery.com/author/marc-spitz/

PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/movies/homevideo/phantom-of-the-paradise-rereleased-on-disc.html?_r=0
FRANK/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/movies/8216frank8217-riffs-on-the-pop-curiosity-frank-sidebottom.html?_r=0
T. REX “THE SLIDER”/AMAZON MUSIC NOTES
http://www.amazonmusicnotes.com/post/93248770225/amazon-essentials-revisiting-t-rexs-creative-high

ICONIC 80s TWEE FILMS/SALON

http://www.salon.com/2014/06/15/fast_times_and_risky_business_created_the_80s_how_these_iconic_teen_films_led_the_way_to_heathers_and_john_hughes/

LARGEHEARTED BOY – BOOK NOTES

http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/archive/2014/06/book_notes_marc_7.html
IT’S NOT EASY BEING TWEE/SALON
http://www.salon.com/2014/03/25/it_isnt_easy_being_twee_why_the_wes_anderson_aesthetic_is_good_for_everyone/
HUFFINGTON POST – TOP 20 TWEE ICONS
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marc-spitz/twee-book_b_5500278.html
WE ARE THE BEST!/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/25/movies/lukas-moodyssons-we-are-the-best-about-a-punk-band.html?_r=0
THE RUTLES/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/22/movies/homevideo/the-rutles-parody-the-beatles.html
“BE MY BABY” AT 50/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/movies/be-my-baby-a-hit-single-with-staying-power.html?pagewanted=all
QUADROPHENIA/THE MODS/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/movies/quadrophenia-reissue-new-spark-for-enduring-mods.html?pagewanted=all
MARIANNE FAITHFUL/ VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/06/qa-marianne-faithfull-doesnt-like-to-talk-about-the-rolling-stones
THE KILLS/VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/03/qa-alison-mosshart-of-the-kills-does-not-own-sweat-pants-period
ELVIS COSTELLO/VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2010/10/elvis-costello-national-ransom
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/movies/quadrophenia-reissue-new-spark-for-enduring-mods.html
CONNOR OBEST/VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/02/qa-conor-oberst-of-bright-eyes-talks-the-peoples-key
IN MEMORIUM/THE WHITE STRIPES/VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/02/in-memoriam-the-white-stripes-1997-to-2011
THE WIRE ORAL HISTORY/MAXIM
http://www.maxim.com/tv/maxim-interrogates-the-makers-and-stars-of-the-wire

RIC OCASEK/VF DAILY

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/05/qa-ric-ocasek-of-the-cars

MARILYN MANSON/VF DAILY

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2012/04/marilyn-manson-born-villain-johnny-depp-carly-simon
LOU REED/METALLICA Q AND A/VF DAILY (LOU HANGS UP ON ME – R.I.P.)
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/10/lars-ulrich-metallica-lou-reed-question-answer
1991 THE YEAR PUNK BROKE/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/25/movies/homevideo/sonic-youth-film-1991-the-year-punk-broke-on-dvd.html
TORI AMOS/VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/09/tori-amos-on-going-goethe-in-her-new-album–i-night-of-hunters–
SOMETHING WILD/NY TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/15/movies/jonathan-demmes-something-wild-from-criterion-collection.html
TWIN PEAKS/DAVID LYNCH REVISITED/UNCUT
http://www.uncut.co.uk/david-lynch/twin-peaks-revisited-by-david-lynch-kyle-maclachlan-mark-frost-and-ray-wise-feature
SONIC YOUTH/UNCUT
http://www.uncut.co.uk/sonic-youth/sonic-youth-the-secrets-of-eternal-youth-feature

BAD SANTA

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2010/12/bad-santa-201012

BEYOND BAD SANTA

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/oscars/2010/12/beyond-bad-santa-eight-more-classic-holiday-moviesNICK KENT/VF DAILY

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2010/08/nick-kent

MR. SHOW ORAL HISTORY/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/articles/mr-show-oral-history/
2 TONE ORAL HISTORY/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/articles/oral-history-2-tone/
BAD SANTA TRIBUTE/VF DAILY
http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2010/12/bad-santa-201012
BOB GRUEN/JOHN LENNON NEW YORK CITY PHOTO FEATURE/NEW YORK MAGAZINE
http://nymag.com/arts/popmusic/features/69775/
CAT POWER/UNCUT INTERVIEW
http://www.uncut.co.uk/cat-power/cat-power-redemption-songs-feature

TWIN PEAKS FEATURE/UNCUT

http://www.uncut.co.uk/david-lynch/twin-peaks-revisited-by-david-lynch-kyle-maclachlan-mark-frost-and-ray-wise-feature

TRUE ROMANCE ORAL HISTORY/MAXIM
http://www.maxim.com/movies/true-romance-15-years-later
THE GERMS/REUNITED/NEW YORK TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/06/arts/06iht-germs.1.15010811.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
THE B-52s/NEW YORK TIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/16/arts/music/16spit.html?pagewanted=all
GWEN STEFANI INTERVIEW/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/articles/dancing-queen/
TRENT REZNOR FEATURE/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/content/the-shadow-of-death-trent-reznors-downward-spiral/
THE HIVES/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/articles/sharp-dressed-manskap/
LIFE TO THE PIXIES!/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/articles/life-to-the-pixies/
MORRISSEY/SPIN INTERVIEW/COVER STORY
http://www.morrisseyscans.com/post/19075743787/interview-spin-may-2004
THE KILLERS/SPIN/BAND OF THE YEAR
http://www.spin.com/articles/band-year-killers/
RYAN ADAMS FEATURE/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/articles/who-fk-ryan-adams/
WEEZER – SPIN COVER STORY – 2002
http://www.weezerpedia.com/wiki/index.php?title=SPIN_interview_with_Weezer_-_July_2002
THE STROKES – FIRST U.S. COVER STORY/SPIN
http://www.spin.com/articles/band-year-strokes/

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