MDB SUPPORTS THE WHITE FEATHER FOUNDATION Apr08

MDB SUPPORTS THE WHITE FEATHER FOUNDATION

THE MDB SHOW – FRANCES FISHER – EPISOD...

Guest: ACTRESS FRANCES FISCHER WATCH EPISODE 30 OF THE MICHAEL DES BARRES SHOW The Michael Des Barres Show is rock n roll attitude with a social conscience from the unlikely perspective of a sober ex-frontman for stadium rock groups and Hollywood acting veteran. This is cerebral radio with no cheap shots, sound effects, or loony sidekicks, just shockingly intimate exchange between A-list guests and a silver-tongued host who knows where the bodies are...

MDB ON SIRIUS XM Mar25

MDB ON SIRIUS XM

Excited to announce that I’ll be hosting Little Steven’s Underground Garage on Sirius XM Radio, filling in for Andrew Loog Oldham starting this...

ROLLIN’ WITH MDB – STRANGE BREW PODCAST Mar24

ROLLIN’ WITH M...

Thanks to Strange Brew Podcast for this crazy in-depth look at the mad experiences of Yours Truly… complete with videos! I especially want to thank Jason Barnard for his diligence and research. It’s like seeing someone else’s life… kinda… Click the image below for...

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 29 – S...

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 29 – Our hand-picked selection of the best bands of SXSW 2014 Roots & Branches with Michael Des Barres is a weekly exploration of the lineage and history of modern music, discovering unexpected inspiration and connection between music past and present. From the roots of musical authenticity, archetypal themes emerge and influences twist and turn, re-born within the ever-reaching branches of modern...

BEAUTIFUL DARLING Mar15

BEAUTIFUL DARLING

The dilemma of Candy Darling. The great Warhol superstar and sexual pioneer intrigues and exasperates. The ambivalence and morality of her story so complex. Her sex indefinable, Her beauty undeniable. She was an artist whose art was herself. Her inventiveness and talent was in her self...

THE MDB SHOW – PRISCILLA PRESLEY – EPISODE 29 Mar06

THE MDB SHOW – PRISCILLA PRESLEY – EPI...

Guests: PRISCILLA PRESLEY AND CHRISTOPHER AMERUOSO WATCH EPISODE 29 OF THE MICHAEL DES BARRES SHOW The Michael Des Barres Show is rock n roll attitude with a social conscience from the unlikely perspective of a sober ex-frontman for stadium rock groups and Hollywood acting veteran. This is cerebral radio with no cheap shots, sound effects, or loony sidekicks, just shockingly intimate exchange between A-list guests and a silver-tongued host who knows where the bodies are...

FIND YOURSELF ON SUNSET BOULEVARD Mar05

FIND YOURSELF ON SUN...

The Self Realization Center is, ironically, on Sunset Boulevard. In the self obsessed world of showbiz, it’s a wonderful place to free your mind of the chatter, envy and absurdity of a profession that can only be endured by a degree of self esteem!!! Much love to those who suit up and...

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 28

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 28 – a very special tribute to Elvis Presley curated by Michael Des Barres… “My Elvis.” Roots & Branches with Michael Des Barres is a weekly exploration of the lineage and history of modern music, discovering unexpected inspiration and connection between music past and present. From the roots of musical authenticity, archetypal themes emerge and influences twist and turn, re-born within the ever-reaching branches of modern...

YOU WIN Mar03

YOU WIN

What a fun, frivolous night last night… with some moving moments, of course. Ellen, her usual glib, with a brilliant selfie. A wonderful, laser-beam speech from Lupita Nyoung’o, who clearly is this year’s precocious superstar a-la an unedited Jennifer Lawrence (who seems to...

The MDB SHOW – GENE SIMMONS – EPISODE 28 Feb28

The MDB SHOW – GENE SIMMONS – EPISODE ...

Guest: GENE SIMMONS OF KISS WATCH EPISODE 28 OF THE MICHAEL DES BARRES SHOW The Michael Des Barres Show is rock n roll attitude with a social conscience from the unlikely perspective of a sober ex-frontman for stadium rock groups and Hollywood acting veteran. This is cerebral radio with no cheap shots, sound effects, or loony sidekicks, just shockingly intimate exchange between A-list guests and a silver-tongued host who knows where the bodies are...

A MAGIC SPELL Feb27

A MAGIC SPELL

The sky is as black as the coffee I have in my Elvis mug. I read the poems of Jim Carroll before I fell asleep and dreamed of my outrageous good fortune at being alive and kicking. How easily one can depart this plane… the absurd way I have treated my body with poison. Enough to end the...

BRUCE DERN ON THE MICHAEL DES BARRES SHOW Feb26

BRUCE DERN ON THE MICHAEL DES BARRES SHOW

Bruce Dern has the kinetic energy of a young actor beginning his journey. His focus and accuracy as an actor is unparalleled and timeless. To spend time with an artist so accomplished is a rare privilege, and I’m delighted to share this incredible conversation with you. The Michael Des Barres Show is rock n roll attitude with a social conscience from the unlikely perspective of a sober ex-frontman for stadium rock groups and Hollywood acting veteran. This is cerebral radio with no cheap shots, sound effects, or loony sidekicks, just shockingly intimate exchange between A-list guests and a silver-tongued host who knows where the bodies...

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 27

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 27 – Exploring the music of Jamaica with music from Roots & Branches with Michael Des Barres is a weekly exploration of the lineage and history of modern music, discovering unexpected inspiration and connection between music past and present. From the roots of musical authenticity, archetypal themes emerge and influences twist and turn, re-born within the ever-reaching branches of modern...

ANTICIPATING A DELUGE OF DELIGHT Feb24

ANTICIPATING A DELUG...

The news of rain this week is almost like a second Christmas! A second supper for home loving hobbits. A second chance, a second act, a season!! Rain! Romantic and much needed in the arid desert of California. Much love to all of you who are looking forward to wearing that coat you never wear,...

SUPERSIZED HAPPINESS Feb23

SUPERSIZED HAPPINESS

Scaling the savage slopes of Mt. Everest, swimming with sharks, seducing the sexiest person on the planet is not necessarily the only way to live life to the fullest! A crackling fire, a summer breeze, the whisper of trees, the breath of your lover as they sleep, the certainty of a...

THE MDB SHOW – MARTHA QUINN & GAVIN EDWARDS – EPISODE 27 Feb20

THE MDB SHOW – MARTHA QUINN & GAVIN EDW...

Guests: MTV VJ MARTHA QUINN & AUTHOR GAVIN EDWARDS WATCH EPISODE 27 OF THE MICHAEL DES BARRES SHOW The Michael Des Barres Show is rock n roll attitude with a social conscience from the unlikely perspective of a sober ex-frontman for stadium rock groups and Hollywood acting veteran. This is cerebral radio with no cheap shots, sound effects, or loony sidekicks, just shockingly intimate exchange between A-list guests and a silver-tongued host who knows where the bodies are...

THE LOVE YOU FEEL TODAY Feb14

THE LOVE YOU FEEL TO...

Any day that celebrates love and affection is a wonderful opportunity to do just that. Crass commercialism be damned. I care not for Valentine’s Ebenezer Scrooge! I live for love… If I could deliver a box of chocolates and red roses to everyone in need of romanticism in their...

IMPULSE AND INSTINCT Feb13

IMPULSE AND INSTINCT

Impulse and instinct. Either way, I trust them both. There’s nothing to lose, for I can choose anything and everything as long as I know that everything is done for us not me. “The greater good” is a dangerous phrase in the avaricious hands of those who control the economy of...

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 26

ROOTS & BRANCHES – EPISODE 26 – Exploring the musical influences of The Beatles. Amongst all of the excitement and celebration around the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arrival in America, we decided, in our unique Roots & Branches fashion, to explore the musical influences of these four men and the experiences that led them to create the music that is so much a part of our collective culture. Throughout this episode, you will hear from John, Paul, George and Ringo in their own words about the music that shaped their lives, and therefore ours. I am deeply moved by the audience response to this show, and so very happy...

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