Author Frank Ferrante falls in love with life, part 1

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All right brace yourself dear reader, I’m about to get into your face! Right now, what negative stories are you telling yourself about who you are or how the past tightly holds onto you? Are there any pessimistic thoughts that … Continue reading

The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell is no disaster

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Have you ever had a crazy idea that almost seems too impossible to ever become a reality? If you are like me, you probably daydreamed about it for awhile and maybe even made a few failed attempts before wistfully saying … Continue reading

Interview with Greg Shaw, the man behind The Doors On the Road

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Below is the first interview I did for the website Doors.com in 2004. I got to know Greg Shaw by volunteering to do some research for the anticipated updated version of The Doors On the Road. This comprehensive catalog of all … Continue reading

Tony Funches update

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I just had a wonderful lunch with Tony Funches and his kick ass editor, Melinda Greer. The interview I did back in 2005 with this bodyguard to the rock stars is by far my most popular. I think it’s because his … Continue reading

A conversation with Judy Huddleston, on her latest book Love Him Madly: An Intimate Memoir of Jim Morrison

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As a young Californian teen in the 1960s, Judy Huddleston met Jim Morrison backstage at a concert. Not a groupie and yet not quite an official girlfriend, their intermittent relationship lasted for four years till his death. Willing to risk … Continue reading

Interview with Judy Huddleston, author of This Is The End: Living and Dying with Jim Morrison

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Some of the best books about Jim Morrison aren’t really about him as it turns out, but more about the author’s own personal growth spurred by interactions with the notorious front man of the Doors. John Densmore’s Riders on the … Continue reading

Interview with Mark Opsasnick, author of The Lizard King Was Here

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It’s safe to say that Jim Morrison will never leave the stage of our collective consciousness. We are endlessly fascinated with the lead singer of the Doors because he still projects a dark shadowy image hard to grasp and appealing … Continue reading

Interview with Paul Ferrara, Doors photographer

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Paul Ferrara is best known as the Doors photographer and collaborator on Jim Morrison’s film HWY and the Door’s original documentary Feast of Friends (which will finally be released November 7, 46 years after it was filmed). This interview with … Continue reading