Bat Chain Puller Rock and Roll in the Age of Celebrity Numerous interviews with rock legends reveal how rock n roll once the soundtrack for the counterculture and rebellious youth has gone mainstream prepackaged by image consultants and openly bowing to

  • Title: Bat Chain Puller: Rock and Roll in the Age of Celebrity
  • Author: Kurt Loder
  • ISBN: 9780815412250
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
  • Numerous interviews with rock legends reveal how rock n roll once the soundtrack for the counterculture and rebellious youth has gone mainstream, prepackaged by image consultants and openly bowing to authority Kurt Loder, rock and pop culture journalist for Rolling Stone and MTV, discusses fame with the famous themselves, getting the scoop on what it means to be a rockNumerous interviews with rock legends reveal how rock n roll once the soundtrack for the counterculture and rebellious youth has gone mainstream, prepackaged by image consultants and openly bowing to authority Kurt Loder, rock and pop culture journalist for Rolling Stone and MTV, discusses fame with the famous themselves, getting the scoop on what it means to be a rock star nowadays Interviews focus on people who have had lengthy in some cases two careers Rock wildmen turned British gentry Mick Jagger, The Who, and David Bowie American originals Bob Dylan, Tina Turner, Iggy Pop, and Bruce Springsteen and unclassifiables Captain Beefheart, Laurie Anderson, and Frank Zappa Along with a few pieces on strictly 80s phenomena e g Cyndi Lauper and Max Headroom , Bat Chain Puller examines a time and place saturated by media and enthralled by celebrity, and what those at the center of all this attention have to say about it.

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    About “Kurt Loder

    1. Kurt Loder says:

      Kurt Loder is an American film critic, author, columnist, and television personality He served in the 1980s as editor at Rolling Stone, during a tenure that Reason later called legendary He has contributed to articles in Esquire, Details, New York, and Time He has also made cameos on several films and television series Prior to Rolling Stone, Loder had worked for Circus magazine and had been drafted into the United States Army He is currently best known for his role at MTV News and for appearing in numerous other MTV related television specials.



    2 thoughts on “Bat Chain Puller: Rock and Roll in the Age of Celebrity

    1. I want to not like this collection, just because part of me resent my teenage fixation on MTV. (Loder joined MTV in 1987 as the host of their flagship music news program, The Week in Rock. It was later expanded and renamed to MTV News in which he was an anchor and correspondent.) In these essays and interviews, most of which were originally published in Rolling Stone, MTV commentator Loder takes a look at popular culture in the 1980s, focusing on the celebrity industry and how various members of [...]

    2. A fun collection of Kurt Loder's interviews with a wide variety of celebrities. His style of writing is informative and descriptive, and even thoughtfully critical at times. This is a good book to pick up when you only have a short time or interrupted opportunities to read. It is an interesting collection of essays and interviews at the dawning of the era of full blown "celebrity" culture.

    3. Well written, captured the music scene at that area. The book was able to capture the artist, the personality and the voice behind the music. I find Frank Zappa's article to be enlightening and witty. Touching piece on Captain Beefheart.

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