Category Archives: The Johnny We Knew

Johnny On L.A. — Book Excerpt

Johnny had gotten through a few drafts of a novel at the time of his passing.  He described it as a novel about “a young, would-be Charles Marlow* as he attempts to journey deeper into the unknown of an increasingly … Continue reading

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Johnny’s Journeyings

Johnny loved to travel.   As his success in TV and film grew, so did his opportunities to take off and see places and people he was interested in – the South of France, the Middle East, Scotland,  the interior of … Continue reading

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Johnny and the Vampires in His Life

The press said that Johnny “had it all.” And so he did. Unfortunately, “having it all” means having the bad parts of life as well as the good, not an ideal state of affairs for a person who trusts everyone. … Continue reading

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Johnny Trusted Everyone, Suspected No One

Johnny was unique in 21rst Century American society in many ways.  A major difference between him and the rest of his world was that he honestly believed that no one was capable of anything but good, and that if you … Continue reading

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Johnny rehearses

I realized that if I allowed it to happen, this website would become a gravesite, with lots of Might-have-beens, sadness and regrets  — items that Johnny would never stand for.  He was all about joy,  creativity, exuberance and love of … Continue reading

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