140 — Ace Frehley: No Regrets, A Rock ‘n’ Roll Memoir

Ace Frehley, flashing a thumbs-up sitting in the back of a limo in full makeup.

No Regrets by Ace Frehley? More like “No, Regrets”!! For the first time in a LONG time we hop back on the rock bio train, and find that it treats us … well, this isn’t really the first one we’d recommend you read, let’s just say that. Basically a guy throwing in his perspective on stuff he expects you to be incredibly familiar with and interested in, long after the shouting has ended and the confetti has all been swept up (and away), this book is an essentially narrative-free pile of anecdotes about fast cars and … mostly it’s just about fast cars, honestly.

So, you know: VROOM! Pop the clutch and tell the world you wanted the best and you GOT … well, this episode!

Side note: both of us spend a LOT of time shrieking about “cold gin” and “owl ka haul” and at some point Clsn mutters “We’ll explain this later”, but we never did: what that’s about is this legendary collection of Paul Stanley stage banter, commonly known as “People, Let Me Get This Off My Chest”.

Side note two: no-one alive knows more about Kiss than Jon Wurster, and everything I (Clsn) personally know about Gene Simmons comes from this call he made to the Best Show some years back. Highly recommended.


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