Category Archives: Drugs

Roadie + Junkie + Robber = Author

During punk rock’s heyday Patrick O’Neil worked at the legendary Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco’s premier punk venue. He then went on to become a roadie and eventually the road manager for Dead Kennedys and Flipper, as well as the Subhumans and T.S.O.L. But that was before his life got totally out of control. O’Neil was a heroin addict for eighteen years, incarcerated for two anda half years, went

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Reminiscing with Glyn & Mac

Rock ‘n’ roll fans will not want to miss the next edition of Life Elsewhere when Norman B reminisces with two pivotal figures whose legendary careers took off in 1060’s London. One of rock’s most famous engineers and producers, the inimitable, Glyn Johns talks about his just-released autobiography, Sound Man, where he chronicles recording classic hits for The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Faces, The Eagles,and Eric Clapton, his dislike of Brian Jones, drugs, and who he

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Marvin & Bob & Theresa & Eric & Gary & Ted & Robert

In the latest edition of Life Elsewhere a listener wrote in to ask us to play for the Hit That Never Was, the Marvin Gaye classic, Let’s Get It On remixed and reworked to the rhythm of Bob Marley’s equally classic, Waiting In Vain. The phone-lines, the texts and emails flooded in with rapturous applause for what has to be a unique melding of two genres of music. Can there be anything

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Dream Weaver, Haunted America, Santa’s Existence, Marvin & Marley plus Amendment 2 Redux

Gary Wright best known for his 1976 hit songs Dream Weaver and Love Is Alive and for his role in helping establish the synthesizer as a leading instrument in rock and pop music has just written a book, aptly titled Dream Weaver with the subtitle, A Memoir; Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison, Norman B explores all of these topics and more in his exclusive interview with Gary Wright.

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Florida Amendment 2 – Expert Opinions – Podcast Available Now!

Life Elsewhere’s important discussion on Florida Amendment 2 is now available for download. We assembled a panel of experts to offer their opinions. Joining the conversation were Cathy Jordan, who has ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease and her husband Bob who has been growing marijuana to ease his wife’s suffering. Pre-eminent litigation attorney and pro-legalization advocate Ted Corless explains the legal ramifications of Amendment 2. Ted is also the host of Newsmunchies and

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