Joel Selvin

Joel Selvin

Biography:

Joel Selvin is an award-winning journalist who has covered pop music for the San Francisco Chronicle since 1970. Selvin is the author of the bestselling Summer of Love and coauthor, with Sammy Hagar, of the number-one New York Times bestseller, Red. He has written twelve other books about pop music.

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Past Shows:

  • History of the Grateful Dead

    Music journalist Joel Selvin offered a behind-the-scenes look at the Grateful Dead in the years following Jerry Garcia's death. Open Lines followed.More »
  • Howard Hughes Estate Controversy

    Melvin Dummar says a grand conspiracy has denied him his portion of billionaire Howard Hughes' vast estate. Many consider Dummar to be a fraud but an in-depth investigation by Gary Magnesen has apparently shown Dummar to be a good samaritan who saved Hughes from certain death....More »

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Mass Alien Abduction / Area 51 & FBI Raid
Mass Alien Abduction / Area 51 & FBI Raid
First Half: Certified hypnotherapist, abduction researcher, and Director of CERO (Close Encounter Resource Organization), Yvonne Smith, joins George Knapp to discuss a true story of the Coronado "mass" alien abduction she discovered through hypnosis sessions. Second Half: In...

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