Medium Cool

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1986 (Volume 17, Number 10)

By Steve Crawford | March 30, 2023

Nobody understood the world of music journalism better than David Lee Roth

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – April 1986 (Volume 17, Number 8)

By Steve Crawford | March 28, 2023

I’m fed up with sex

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1986 (Volume 17, Number 6)

By Steve Crawford | March 26, 2023

the perceived threat to authority is more class-based than generational

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1985 (Volume 17, Number 5)

By Steve Crawford | March 25, 2023

accidental historical relevance

Creem Close-Up, Metal Rock ‘n’ Roll, October 1985

By Steve Crawford | March 24, 2023

Backstage Pass: when Vince Neil hurls a groupie to Nikki Sixx

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – September 1985 (Volume 17, Number 4)

By Steve Crawford | March 23, 2023

Rock ‘n’ roll is dead. We’re just dancin’ on its grave

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1985 (Volume 17, Number 3)

By Steve Crawford | March 22, 2023

squirming around on her back like she’d just received a double dose of injectable pig wormer

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1985 (Volume 16, Number 12)

By Steve Crawford | March 19, 2023

highlighting hair metal bands simply to make fun of them was more amusing than profitable

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – April 1985 (Volume 16, Number 11)

By Steve Crawford | March 18, 2023

Everything I do is in ADDITION to, not INSTEAD of

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – March 1985 (Volume 16, Number 10)

By Steve Crawford | March 17, 2023

You’re supposed to squeeze hard

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1985 (Volume 16, Number 9)

By Steve Crawford | March 16, 2023

I’m not doing well, am ?

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – January 1985 (Volume 16, Number 8)

By Steve Crawford | March 15, 2023

My job is to blow into town and tell everybody to keep going, and blow on out

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue, Creem Close-Up: 15th Anniversary Issue, December 1984

By Steve Crawford | March 14, 2023

how Boy Howdy and his minions have changed the world

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – December 1984 (Volume 16, Number 7)

By Steve Crawford | March 12, 2023

we’re not the Duran Duran of the heavy metal set

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1984 (Volume 16, Number 6)

By Steve Crawford | March 11, 2023

When I watch a Duran Duran video, I get so horny I have to leave the room

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1984 (Volume 16, Number 5)

By Steve Crawford | March 10, 2023

if I get pregnant will CREEM stop coming?

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue, Creem Close-Up: Michael Jackson & the Jacksons, September 1984

By Steve Crawford | March 9, 2023

I call ‘em the black Beatles

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – September 1984 (Volume 16, Number 4) 

By Steve Crawford | March 8, 2023

Pop music is a bugger of a business

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Bad Cinderella” At The Imperial Theatre, Saturday, March 4th, 2023 In Previews Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 7, 2023

a pleasant evening with a lovely score and a handful of really good songs

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1984 (Volume 16, Number 3)

By Steve Crawford | March 7, 2023

you can tackle transsexuals – well, not LITERALLY

Saturday Night’s Better Than Alright

By Iman Lababedi | March 5, 2023

on the button

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – July 1984 (Volume 16, Number 12)

By Steve Crawford | March 5, 2023

the Muhammed Ali of soul music

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1984 (Volume 16, Number 1)

By Steve Crawford | March 4, 2023

We’re so uncool – we’re the fucking COOLEST

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1984 (Volume 15, Number 12)

By Steve Crawford | March 3, 2023

too clever for our own good

Saturday Night’s Alright

By Iman Lababedi | March 3, 2023

I have been searching for the Winnie The Pooh horror movie

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – April 1984 (Volume 15, Number 11)

By Steve Crawford | March 2, 2023

extraordinarily defensive

Book Review, AC/DC at 50 by Martin Popoff

By Steve Crawford | March 1, 2023

solid history of the band or is an AC/DC completist, this book would make a suitable gift

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – March 1984 (Volume 15, Number 10)

By Steve Crawford | March 1, 2023

I wrote this ballot with a Hello Kitty grape-scented pen, but my brother is eating a tuna sandwich so I apologize for the funny smell

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1984 (Volume 15, Number 9)

By Steve Crawford | February 28, 2023

The Clash were a really big band with young kids last year. This year, the kids don’t even know who they ARE anymore

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – January 1984 (Volume 15, Number 8)

By Steve Crawford | February 26, 2023

Chickie Scott Bobrowich

John “SohoJohnny” Pasquale: “A Ticket to the Movies….An Actor’s Debut”

By admin | February 24, 2023

he surprised the world and himself

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – December 1983 (Volume 15, Number 7)

By Steve Crawford | February 23, 2023

probably knew that breakthrough wasn’t going to happen

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1983 (Volume 15, Number 6)

By Steve Crawford | February 21, 2023

fame is overrated

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1983 (Volume 15, Number 5)

By Steve Crawford | February 19, 2023

I cannot, in good faith, urge even the most perfervid proponents of my prose to read further

The Greatest Game Show Of All Time: “What’s My Line” 1950 – 1967 Remembered

By Iman Lababedi | February 16, 2023

place the question as options and then parse it down

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – September 1983 (Volume 15, Number 4)

By Steve Crawford | February 16, 2023

so ready to buy recognition with cash

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1983 (Volume 15, Number 3)

By Steve Crawford | February 14, 2023

“I get bored with just one man”

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – July 1983 (Volume 15, Number 2)

By Steve Crawford | February 12, 2023

I don’t go, ‘Oh man, I’m a fucking star,’

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1983 (Volume 15, Number 1)

By Steve Crawford | February 9, 2023

The last place I’d look for influences is musi

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – April 1983 (Volume 14, Number 11)

By Steve Crawford | February 5, 2023

the final issue edited by Susan Whitall

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – March 1983 (Volume 14, Number 10)

By Steve Crawford | February 2, 2023

an interesting contrast

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1983 (Volume 14, Number 9)

By Steve Crawford | January 31, 2023

slutty image

At the red carpet screening of The Beast Inside

By admin | January 30, 2023

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – January 1983 (Volume 14, Number 8)

By Steve Crawford | January 29, 2023

a cow with eighteen udders

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – December 1982 (Volume 14, Number 7)

By Steve Crawford | January 26, 2023

“If you’re black you have to play a certain type of music”

Book Review: “Pink Floyd and The Dark Side of the Moon: 50 Years,” by Martin Popoff

By Steve Crawford | January 25, 2023

What better gift for a Baby Boomer loved one?

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1982 (Volume 14, Number 6)

By Steve Crawford | January 24, 2023

guide to street drugs

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1982 (Volume 14, Number 5)

By Steve Crawford | January 22, 2023

from young lion to elder statesman

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –September 1982 (Volume 14, Number 4)

By Steve Crawford | January 18, 2023

if the question is could a white musician still drop the “n” word in conversation in 1982, the answer is yes

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –August 1982 (Volume 14, Number 3) 

By Steve Crawford | January 17, 2023

there was very little discussion of their latest album