James Fox

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Jack Daniel's If You Please: A Musical Sour Mash Salute

    Q: What do musicians call a diminished fifth? A: An empty bottle of Jack Daniel's. ​Someone at Dirt Bar thinks today may be Jack Daniel's birthday. The Jack Daniel, inventor of the sour mash whiskey and favored rock and roll stage prop. Although they admit they can't be sure - "while he made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Keith Richards Does Life As Only He Can

    ​Life By Keith Richards with James Fox Little, Brown, And Company, 576 pp, $29.99. Watch this first. It's Keef's own intro to Life: "It starts with a bang." The first chapter of Keith Richards' first-ever memoir, Life, reads like a deleted scene from the Johnny Depp movie Blow. There are kni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    The Quotable Keith Richards: "I'm Happy To Be Anywhere"

    ​As anyone with half a brain and persistent hacking cough knows, today is a very special day. Today Little, Brown and Company publishes Life, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards' autobiography as told to/pieced together by British journalist James Fox. Life has already received a fair amo ... More >>

  • Film

    June 21, 2001


    England's Sexy Beast gives the American gangster genre a lesson it won't forget

  • Film

    May 4, 2000

    Literary Pretensions

    Based on Maugham's novella, Up at the Villa is little more than trash fiction in a nicer locale

  • Film

    August 19, 1999

    Mickey Mouse

    Go hide. Hugh Grant's in a gangster movie.

  • Film

    May 1, 1997
  • News

    December 2, 1993

    Violence, TV and Demagoguery

    Congressional attempts to ax TV violence may put the First Amendment under the gun