“Whatever it takes”: Human sacrifice, and the entertainment industry.

“Whatever it takes” I’ve heard that turn of words, or expressions like that, all my life. Often they were said as a declaration of loyalty, and a hard work ethic. I totally dig that, and have felt that way on many occasions in my life. However, the idea of music for music’s sake, and the[…]

“What happens on the road, stays on the road”? Actually, no. It does not.

Sex, ethics, relationships, and the artist “What happens on the road, stays on the road” Actually, no. It does not. You’ve probably heard that expression a million times. Everyone has. The idea that an artist can live two lives simultaneously, without damage to anyone, is a myth with incredible staying power. In terms of magical[…]

COURSE CORRECTIONS: Commitment Vs. obsession

COURSE CORRECTIONS: Commitment Vs. obsession   There have been many times in my dealings with artists, and friends, where I witnessed people who had invested so thoroughly into one way of thinking, or one method or course of action, that it basically rendered them unable to make course corrections, sometimes with disastrous results. Often, many[…]