Lol Tolhurst is the drummer for legendary alternative band The Cure. He has seen the heights of rock stardom and has suffered the extreme lows of alcohol addiction that destroyed his career. In his memoir "Cured: The Tale Of Two Imaginary Boys" he talks about starting the band with his childhood friend Singer/guitarist Robert Smith and his battles with the bottle.
If you are a horror fan or are just trying to figure out your Halloween costume, Rock-N-Shock should be your top choice for your weekend activities. Now in it's 12th year it is one of the world's biggest Horror conventions with guests from classic and new films from the genre as well as venders and music! Co-founder and organizer Kevin Barbare tells us more in this podcast.
PJ Soles is in two movies that have continually scared the world for the last 40 years. John Carpenter's "Halloween" and Brian DePalma's "Carrie". We talk about both in this interview as well as the "Star Wars/Carrie" connection.
Rob Reiner has directed many great films like "The Princess Bride", "This Is Spinal Tap", "Stand By Me", and "A Few Good Men". His latest film is in his words "the most personal film he's ever made". "Being Charlie" was co-written by Reiner's son Nick who, like the main character in the film, has battled his way through addiction with the help of his family. So Reiner knows the subject very well. Here he talks about what he went through with his son and how it helped him become a better father.
New England Dragway General Manager Joe Lombardo talks about the events happening at the track this Saturday for their 50th Anniversary celebration. More details and tickets at www.newenglanddragway.com
While the world is binging on the new Netflix hit "Stranger Things" Christian Chrysogiannis is organizing a candle light vigil for one it's minor characters. Why? Listen and find out.
Nick Irving was an Army Ranger Master Sniper that earned the nickname "The Reaper" due to his high kill rate, 33 of those in a 4 month period in 2009. In this interview we discuss some of the dangerous situations he was in, looking death in the face, and why he thinks there's more pressure in Olympic shooting than combat shooting.
Olympic swimmer Shirley Babashoff won two gold medals in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. But she could have won more if it were not for the East German swim team and their excessive doping program.
CREEM Magazine was one of the best music magazines of the 60's, 70's and 80's. Scott Crawford captures the rise and fall of this upstart Detroit rag.
The Van Zants have been called "The First Family Of Southern Rock'. Here they talk about original Skynyrd member Gary Rossington's medical problems and their new live album "Red White And Blue Live"