What’s up everybody? Only two weeks of Rockstar: Supernova left, then it’s back to business as usual. More The Panic Channel shows, Spread Radio Live shows, maybe a week off up north. Total recovery time. I am looking forward to the break but I will miss seeing everybody I work with twice a week for sure. Let me get one thing straight here. I do not HATE anybody. A lot of talk about "Dave hates Magni". That is absurd. I honestly do not know the man. I think he is an awesome singer and performer, as I do all of the remaining contestants. In fact, to quote my last post, I wrote, "Either way it rolls, I can almost see a version of Supernova with any of them. At this point the talent pool is so deep, that they (Supernova) kind of can’t lose." I have rarely said anything negative to him about his performances. I just happen to have my personal favorites, just like everybody else. Today I have another performance taping down at CBS to attend. I think there will be some surprises with song choices. We are at that stage where we can have two songs from each performer. Big show ahead! The Vegas trip was just insane. Great party at Pure followed by a lot of late rolling around from here to there. I didn’t sleep at all while I was there so I grabbed myself about 12 hours last night. Even thought I do not drink or do drugs, I feel totally hung over somehow. Vegas will do that to you! Actually, the best part of my trip, the most enlightening part, was the flight home. I was seated next to an elderly woman who asked me about my tattoos. She then said, "I have one, but not by choice." She proceeded to show me a number tattooed on her left forearm. It turned out she is a Holocaust survivor. She had been in Auschwitz when she was a little girl. We spent the flight talking about her experiences and it was profoundly life changing for me. I am well studied in the history of the Holocaust and W.W.II, as I have read quite a bit of literature and watched a lot of documentaries on the subjects, however, all of the information out there never even scratches the surface. An amazing lesson in humility, gratitude, patience, perspective, love and tolerance. I had never met a survivor before that.If you haven’t done so already, visit The Museum of Tolerance.
I just thought this was a great post to follow a man who does not even believe the holocaust ever happened. I am sincerely going to miss Dave Navarro’s post when Rock Star Supernova is over.