Category Archives: Clips
Insane Clown Posse November 13, 2009 The Warfield Better Than: Starlight Express It’s tough to top an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about a boy’s toy train that comes to life.
A week after I met up with Jon Fitch at the new, fully pimped out American Kickboxing Academy to do the interview for this piece, Fitch’s beloved bulldog, Bricks, died. Shortly after this piece hit stands, Fitch lost to Demian … Continue reading
I dropped down to the original American Kickboxing Academy location in San Jose in fall 2009 to meet up with Cain Velasquez before he took down Brock Lesnar and captured the UFC Heavyweight Championship belt for the first time.
Sometimes as a journalist you get to meet your heroes. That doesn’t make your job easy, at all. You have to dissociate from any personal feelings you have about the subject, be a sharp reporter, capture the details you need, … Continue reading
FHM March 2004 Sadly, I was on assignment in San Francisco reporting another gig when I was slotted to do my Jenna Jameson interview, so I missed out on meeting her in person and sitting in on the photo shoot. … Continue reading
First Look: Be Cool This was another brief story I wrote for Premiere magazine (RIP, like so many mags circa the early ’00s). I spent an afternoon on the set of Be Cool, an adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s followup to … Continue reading
This was the first piece I ever wrote for Rolling Stone magazine when lad mags ruled the racks and Tony Romando, an editor who made a huge difference in my journalism career, gave me the opportunity to do this piece. … Continue reading
I greatly enjoyed writing this piece and it represents a bygone area of journalism when the web allowed the opportunity to stretch and flex rather than cater to 144-word attention spans. I heavily researched this piece and one of the … Continue reading
Two Star Wars fans in Seattle have been living in a 10-foot-by-20-foot tent in the parking lot of a Seattle theater since Jan. 1, waiting for the May 16 opening of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
A funny thing happens in journalism when selling stories. If you are on the ball, see the handwriting on the wall, and spot an emerging trend that’s going to become hugely important in the near future, it doesn’t matter unless … Continue reading