Monday, September 5, 2016

Why You Should Always Read the Fine Print

Van Halen’s contracts for concerts stipulated that the band would be supplied with a backstage bowl of M&M’s, with the brown ones removed. David Lee Roth, Van Halen’s lead singer, said the request was not whimsical; it helped to show whether a contract had been carefully read and, therefore, whether the band’s complex, and potentially dangerous, technical requirements were likely to have been met.

Pete Wells Has His Knives Out