Lana Del Rey + references to literature
He told me another L.A. story, about the time Axl picked up Slash’s beloved albino boa constrictor and it shat all over Axl. And Axl had on some expensive clothes. He got so mad he wanted to hurt the snake. He was cussing at it. But Slash picked up his guitar—here Dana imitated a tree-chopping backswing pose—and said, “Don’t. Hurt. My. Snake.” Axl backed off.
Dana Gregory, one of Axl’s old friends from Lafayette on the book Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan
Sante D’Orazio and Stephanie Seymour at Cafe Tabac
”(…), Sir Paul McCartney recalled: ‘About fifteen years ago, my kids went to see Guns n’ Roses at Wembley, and they all came along wearing the black T-shirts and the bloody bandannas. I asked what the coolest part of the concert had been, and my daugther Stella said, ‘Live and let die’.
'I said: “Hey, I wrote that!”
'And the kids went: “Yeah, Dad. Sure you did. Tell us another one.”
- Watch you bleed: The saga of Guns n’ Roses by Stephen Davis