Tim Samaras received 18 grants over the years from National Geographic to further his research on tornados, but also played a role in selling the storms as entertainment on the Discovery channel. His final tweet and a tense video of an EF4 from 2003 are embedded here.
Given Patti Smith’s reaction to the film, I don’t expect to hear any of her music, but what about the Ramones? What about Talking Heads? What about Blondie?
Check out this ET interview with Malin Ackerman, who plays Deborah Harry of Blondie in CBGB; Ashley Greene, who plays Lisa Kristal, the daughter of club owner Hilly Kristal; and Johnny Galecki, who plays Terry Ork, whose Ork Records released singles by Television, Alex Chilton, The Feelies, and others.
Including links to updates on the whereabouts of Television guitarist Richard Lloyd, Dick Manitoba of the Dictators, Wayne/Jayne County of The Electric Chairs, Richard Hell of Television and other bands, Alan Vega of Suicide, Cheetah Chrome of The Dead Boys, sax player James Chance, Tommy Ramone, DNA drummer Ikue Mori, and Tom Verlaine.