A friend inquired as to whether I had "bragged" (the idea!) about going to a Stevie Nicks concert on every social media platform. I thought about it, and the answer was that while I had indeed spoken of it on facebook, twitter, google+, gchat and spotify, I had not mentioned it on my book blog. So let's just remedy that up right now.
I SAW STEVIE NICKS IN CONCERT LAST NIGHT AND IT WAS AMAAAAAZING.
|There were many people dressed like this, only not pulling it off quite so well|
How does this relate to books? Excellent question. Yes. Well...yes.
Ah-ha! Interviews count as reading too, right? Totally. Let's not be all snobbish and only stick with "book" books.
Here, I've gone through a very thorough website (I didn't go through it thoroughly, but the site itself is impressively thorough) and found what I'm going to assume is the best interview, based on the fact it's the only one I clicked on.
This is from 1982, which probably means she was high as a kite the whole time. What fun indeed! There are also lovely quotes such as "My ballet teacher believes that my head was cut off in another life, too. I totally give with my body except for my neck."
Oh, 1982 Stevie. And to be honest, probably Right At This Very Moment Stevie, too. But she's one of those people who, if she said that, you'd probably nod enthusiastically. "Totally! I see that! Why else would you be hesitant with your head? It defies any other explanation. I LOVE YOU, STEVIE."
There's also Playboy asking "How do you maintain your cosmic connection considering the pressures of fame and wealth?" Oh, 1970s/'80s. You so crazy.
I tried looking up a New Yorker interview, but apparently that's never happened. So that was just me being ridiculous. Whatever, if I ran the New Yorker, we'd interview Stevie Nicks all the time. There'd be a weekly feature called How Stevie Feels About That, and it would be both awesome and hilarious, because it would ask her about things like those rubber-bracelets-shaped-like-things that were popular for a while. Silly Bandz. "How Stevie Feels About Silly Bandz." And each article would be an in-depth discussion. We'd occasionally bring in other people so they could have a dialogue, but it'd be people like Slavoj Žižek and Angela Merkel. I'd totally read that every week.
You hear that, magazines? You hire me as your editor, and you get that kind of gold. Think about it. Bam! Thought too long, opportunity's passed you by. It's a fast-paced industry. Gotta stay on top of things.