Warren Zevon Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer - Comments Page 2
This is terrible news, just in from Nancy Nall: Warren Zevon has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. We met Warren at the LA Blogger Bash at Brain Linse's house in July. Both Dawn and I thought he was pretty surly and uncommunicative. I guess he had more important things on his mind than entertaining us with sparkling repartee. I wrote this right after the party:
Legendary rocker Warren Zevon and equally legendary video producer Nigel Dick were there as well, dislocating my brain to other times and other parties and the dissonance was too much for me to handle. After I mumbled something about "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" being my theme song and modus operandi for about 15 years, I wandered off to resume my bloggy socializing. Warren was like a ghost from a scary past of tinselly debauchery, a past of style before substance, of coolness over sincerity, surface over depth. I am a huge fan of Warren's but the records mean much more to me now than the person behind them: it's the records I have the personal relationship with, not the person who happened to have recorded them.
That was quite self-absorbed of me.…