Author Archives: Steve-O

U2’s Adam Clayton in kimono in Houston Whataburger after big show

You know you’re the bass player of one of the most legendary bands in the world when you’re hanging out in a kimono in a Whataburger parking lot at midnight in Houston with your drummer and a police officer. Rock … Continue reading

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Bono celebrates at Whataburger after big show in Houston

After celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Joshua Tree album at NRG Stadium in Houston, Bono was asked, “What’s next?” His response, “I’m going to Whataburger!” (Kidding, but the photo’s legit. Photo from Twitter.)

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U2’s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”

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Meeting up with Danny Trejo

Great honor to run into actor and restauranteur Danny Trejo while hanging out with mom at the UCLA Medical Center last week in Westwood. Trejo had his life flipped upside down during the Cinco de Mayo riots at San Quentin … Continue reading

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With ‘Lowriders,’ peek into East L.A.’s custom-car culture

By Tre’vell Anderson, Los Angeles Times On any given day, Angelenos can be treated to traveling art galleries rich with uniquely American culture and California-grown talent — if only they viewed lowriders, the custom old-school cars tricked out with candy-colored … Continue reading

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Born Again: With help from friends, Mavis Staples takes us there again

By Kelly McCartney Sixty-five years into her recording career, Mavis Staples’ incomparable voice and infectious spirit are truly wonders to behold. Born in 1939 to Oceola and Roebuck “Pops” Staples, Mavis got her start early, singing in church and at … Continue reading

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This woman preacher is schooling the Christian boys club on the crucifixion

“Fleming Rutledge, 79, is a theologian and one of the first women ordained in the Episcopal Church. Her book, ‘The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ,’ is a magisterial 669-page tome that has garnered the attention and respect of some unlikely religious … Continue reading

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A Muslim cook wanted to stop the hate. So she started inviting strangers to dinner.

Was struck by this story from Rebekah Denn in the Washington Post because of the tenacity, vulnerability, and hospitality of Amanda Saab and her husband Hussein. One need not agree with Islam (or Buddhism or Hinduism or Atheism) to know that … Continue reading

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Danny Trejo Celebrates 48 Years of Sobriety and Recounts the Moment in Prison That Changed His Life

“I don’t think I am a big Hollywood star. I won’t let myself.” Danny Trejo may play one badass after another on screen, but it is all clean living in real life thanks to a promise he made 48 years ago … Continue reading

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Are Dorms for Adults the Solution to the Loneliness Epidemic?

By Adele Peters More Americans are single than ever before, and more are living alone. That fact is one of the reasons we’re also starting to die earlier: one studyfound that living alone increases mortality risk 32%. Vivek Murthy, the … Continue reading

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