Martin Olson is a mass of contradictions. He’s been nominated for 3 Emmys for writing and song writing and an Ace Award for his work on children’s shows. At the same time, he’s recently written a dark, satiric book for adults. We discuss his adult writing from his book The Encyclopaedia of Hell.
looks back at a bygone culture through the lyrics and music of one of that era’s most prolific composers and lyricists, Johnny Mercer. Mercer is said to have more #1 songs than any other lyricist. What’s the attraction of Johnny Mercer? First, and maybe foremost, he’s a Southern American writer.
Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTOMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Thursday, October 7, 2010. Listen at www.BrainstorminOnline.com or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.