October 13, 2005

The Social Life of the Rock and Roll Novelist-Barfly

Transatlantic journalist and blogger Clive Davis (one of my favorites since he started blogging a year ago) was in California on account of a media fellowship from the Hoover Institution and we had some drinks in San Francisco the other night. It was a great conversation about books, writing, music, art, politics and the Brit/US cultural divide, though I must admit it may have been slightly sloppy on my part toward the end there.

As they say in his native land: what a diamond geezer...

Posted by Dr. Frank at October 13, 2005 03:58 PM | TrackBack

Okay. I give up. Are you going to tell us what a "diamond geezer" is?

Posted by: Emily at October 13, 2005 04:51 PM

i have some purple socks that say "diamond geezer" on them.

they're too ugly to wear in public, but totally something a diamond geezer would wear.

Posted by: kendra at October 13, 2005 05:46 PM

here's a good explanation of diamond geezer:


Posted by: kendra at October 13, 2005 05:49 PM

That's the good thing about those blokes across the pond, a Yank would've been offended by such a remark.

Posted by: Zaphod at October 14, 2005 02:48 PM

Well as they say in the good old US of A

Cold chillin, that sounds like a crunk time. Fosheezee, bitch cousin.

Posted by: josh at October 14, 2005 05:15 PM

I hope he throws your book or one of your records up on his sidebar...

Posted by: slickdpdx at October 14, 2005 09:11 PM

What is this all about?

Posted by: Jonathan Blanton at October 19, 2005 07:35 PM

Diamond means awesome and Geezer means a player type dude...

Its all good.

Posted by: Danny at October 19, 2005 10:11 PM