Welcome to episode 73 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with model, actor and author Janna Lapidus Leblanc. She was the former fiancée of Stevie Ray Vaughan and has recently written and released a book of photos from their time together.
Apologies if you find the topic a bit gloomy but I reckon we can have some fun with it along the way, right? Turns out, no real shock I’m sure, that people have been favouring the pop song to hymns when they kick the bucket. It makes sense. I mean, we don’t really celebrate with […]
Welcome to episode 30 of Sweetman Podcast brought to you by Phantom Billstickers. A very special conversation here. I spoke with Matt Vickers – about his book, Lecretia’s Choice (my review is in that link) and his life with Lecretia Seales. She lost her battle with a brain tumour last year amid a fight to […]
death forever spiders… it lingers, creeps, knows with a delicate leap it can be in your face, or outside your place at the mailbox one morning or in the shower. That’s its secret power, the spidey-sense of death.
And I’ll be there – in sunshine or in shadow When Michelle got pregnant her mother wasn’t very happy about it and didn’t want to have anything to do with me – we were not getting married and had only just met. Right after Angus was born I called Margret from the hospital and told […]
Death III Drag City Here we have the third in the archival releases from the band Death – one of those groups so many people are now lining up to tell you they’d honestly “heard of” before the story of A Band Called Death pitched them as the world’s first punk band, an all black […]
A Band Called Death Directors: Mark Christopher Covino & Jeff Howlett Madman A hit from last year’s film festival – in fact from several film festivals worldwide, A Band Called Death is now available on DVD. My feelings about this film remain much as they were when I reviewed the film experience. But I thoroughly […]
A Band Called Death Directors: Mark Christopher Covino & Jeff Howlett Haven Entertinment/Picture Machine Music documentaries have, in recent years, been big drawcards at the NZ Film Festival. A Band Called Death should continue this trend; it’s also a wonderful film, wholly deserving of an audience regardless of any prior interest/knowledge in the music. So, […]
Miles Davis with Quincy Jones & The Gil Evans Orchestra Live at Montreux 1991 Eagle Rock Entertainment This has been available before on CD, VHS and DVD but it’s re-released now for DVD once again and appears for the first time on Blu-Ray. It’s Miles Davis’ last appearance at Montreux, recorded just months before his […]