What keeps you going through the most testing of times? How do you keep up with the speed of life?
The best times are behind us. The best times are right now. The best times are ahead of us. Which of these three statements is truest for you right now? It’s likely that each one will appeal to us in different ways at different times. Earlier this month, the print edition of the NME (the […]
Worry and fear form an endlessly twisting path that may or may not have failure at its end. If you find yourself on this path, ask yourself: How bad is it, really? Rock stars who whinge about heroin withdrawal are crybabies. So opines Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones in his autobiography, Life.* Drawing on […]
How can you not love Keith Richards? Keith Richards has done enough. He need never do any more. His eminence (his, if you will, satanic majesty) is assured in all departments. Music. “Refreshments.” Life. Strip away all the music and the myth, the assumed-over-the-years sozzled aristo speaking voice, the bourbon-gargling, perma-scarfed persona.* You are left […]