June 20

#238 Today’s Boondoggle- with Actor, Musician, and DJ Michael Des Barres


In this episode Bill talks with Actor, Musician, and Little Stevens Underground Garage DJ, Michael Des Barres. We talk about growing up in a British Boarding School, getting acting gigs as a child alongside David Bowie, forming the band Silverhead, how the single “Will you finance my Rock and Roll Band opened so many doors, making the move to L.A., starting the band Detective and getting signed by Jimmy Page, falling into drugs and addiction, then receiving the gift of sobriety and cofounding the R.A.D. Rock Against Drugs campaign. We also talk about his relationship with Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, Trivial Pursuit game nights with Don Johnson and many other Hollywood actors and musicians, fronting the Power Station with the Taylor brothers for Live-Aid, his years of acting including playing MacGyvers arch nemesis Murdoc, transitioning to the morning show DJ on Little Stevens Underground Garage channel on Sirius radio, plus so much more. Today’s Boondoggle fans can receive 10% off their orders at dreemnutrition.com by using the promo code BOONDOG10 at checkout. So kick back with your headphones and cold one for this latest episode. Enjoy our additional segments featuring music from the Flo White Show and Stories from the VFW Hall. Remember Boondoggle Listeners Matter, so e-mail us at todaysboondoggle@gmail.com and let us know your thoughts so we can read them on air. Tweet us @2daysBoondoggle and Follow us on Instagram @todaysboondoggle as well as on Facebook. Please subscribe and give 5 stars and review. Every review we receive on either Apple Podcast or Google Music we will mention you on a future episode and our Social Media pages. Follow Today’s Boondoggle also on our Social Media as well as DomainCle.com and on Anchor.fm Today’s Boondoggle logo designed by Stacy Candow. Additional music by Evan Crouse Also please consider financially supporting us at Todays Boondoggle using Venmo, our GoFundMe, or sponsoring us on our Anchor.fm page, so we can continue to provide you with quality entertainment.