Monday's New York Times did a review of the premier ofBowie'sVH1 Storyteller. Entitled "A David Bowie Who Takes It Lightly,"thereview had some great things to say.
Here is anexcerpt: Light years from Ziggy Stardust, Mr. Bowie settles comfortably intotheshow's format, an informal and-then-I-wrote monologue punctuated withsongsthat recall a few phases of his varied 30-year career.
Here is a some of the transcript from Catherine Trautmann's Presentation Speech to David Bowie for his 'Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres'
Dear David BowieAllow me, first of all, to express the great honour and pleasure I have in meeting you today on the occasion of your visit to France. I should like to congratulate you on the release of your 23rd album, on Virgin Records, not only for what it gives us to listen but also to contemplate.
You symbolise better than anyone else creation in pop music today. Your visionary genius heralded changing musical developments in our changing society.
Monday, October 25, Bowie will be in London for an interview and live performance of 3 songs on the Mark & Lard's BBC Radio One show.
A special Bowie Ticket giveaway is now going on! Mark & Lard will ask two Bowie-related questions every day this week. The correct answer will win you 2 tickets to the show! Of course, for those of you who can't make the trip, BBC Radio One is broadcast live over the internet from the BBC web site.
Mark & Lard show times:
1400 to 1600 GMT (2:00pm to 4:00pm) 0900 to 1100 EST (9:00am to 11:00am)