Jesse Jarnow

mike love, not war

I interviewed Mike Love recently for the Middletown Times Herald-Record. They called it “Beach Boy Mike Love at West Point.” I like my headline better: “Unleash the Love.”

And a “hullo” to Times Herald-Record readers.

Please to be enjoying some other Beach Boys-related writing I’ve done.

o I Know There’s An Answer: Passing the Turing Test With Brian Wilson — Brian Wilson interview, circa December 2005.

o Endless Summer — Contemplating Endless Summer as a concept album on a snowy day.

o One Final Smile, part I, part II — Thoughts on Tim Smolen’s reconstructed Smile.

o Wouldn’t It Have Been Nice — My February 2004 Smile feature for


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