Fanatically yours

WAG’s Gregg Shapiro interviews Peekskill-based publicist Josh Bloom, who talks music trends during Covid, his next 25 years in the business and a cat named Stella, who’s a tough exercise taskmaster.

On the ‘Big Road’

“The thing with different styles of music is I’ve always ignored them,” says musician-songwriter David Bromberg, a Tarrytown native. “I do what the hell I want.”

Gimme ‘Shelter’

The 2016 presidential election, home design lust, the precarious world of magazines and, oh, yes, dogs drive novelist David Leavitt’s new comedy of manners, “Shelter in Place.”

‘Radio’ days

WAG music critic Gregg Shapiro talks with Amanda Homi of VickiKristinaBarcelona about the trio’s reinterpretation of Tom Waits’ music.

‘Love’ story

Linda Lavin, theater and TV star, says making records, like her new album “Love Notes,” is “the most creative I know how to be without writing. I use what other people have written to explain how I feel or what I’ve been through or what I hope for.”

Here’s Lucie

Singer-actress Lucie Arnaz – daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz (“I Love Lucy”) – looks back on a career in TV and cabaret and on Broadway.

Legrand Affair’ avec Michel

Singer Melissa Errico talks to WAG’s Gregg Shapiro about her passions for everything from the music of Michel Legrand to living in Bronxville with hubby Patrick McEnroe, their three girls and Yorky Pepper.

Poetic license

WAG music columnist Gregg Shapiro talks poetry and songwriting with Patty Larkin, prior to her March 15 gig at The Ridgefield Playhouse.

‘Everything’ and more

Roseanne Cash – a daughter of country music and inspiration to a new generation of female artists – brings her new album “She Remembers Everything” to Ridgefield Playhouse April 16.

Christmas à la John Waters

“If you have a first date for ‘A John Waters Christmas,’ you’re either going to get married or they’re never going to speak to you again. It’s hit or miss,” observes auteur John Waters. OK, so he’s not exactly Bing Crosby.