Gavin Edwards

Last Night at The Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind

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Author Gavin Edwards
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Introduction

Part One: “When You’re Young, You Just Accept What Grown-Ups Tell You”
    1 - Skylarking
    2 - The Searchers
    3 - Dear God
    4 - One Night at the Viper Room
    5 - Suffer the Children
    6 - Follow the Leader
    7 - Another Night at the Viper Room
    8 - Meat Is Murder

Part Two: “I’m Going to Be Famous”
    9 - Back in the U.S.A.
    10 - Johnny Came from Miami F-L-A
    11 - Show-Biz Babies
    12 - Let’s Work
    13 - The Magnificent Seven
    14 - TV Eye
    15 - Echo #1: Surviving
    16 - Unmapped Territory
    17 - If the Sky That We Look upon Should Tumble and Fall
    18 - Echo #2: Stand by Me
    19 - Young Hollywood 1985
    20 - Family Affair
    21 - Tilt-A-Whirl

Part Three: “An Excuse to Get That Far Out of Your Head”
    22 - Small-Town Hollywood
    23 - Welcome to the Jungle
    24 - Echo #3: The Mosquito Coast
    25 - Jungle Boy
    26 - Last Year at the Viper Room
    27 - His Name Is Rio and He Dances on the Sand
    28 - Martha My Dear
    29 - Coming-of-Age Story
    30 - Rattlesnake Speedway
    31 - I Am an Island
    32 - Young Hollywood 1987
    33 - I Hope the Russians Love Their Children Too
    34 - Dinnertime for the Phoenix Family, Spring 1987
    35 - Party at the Zappa House
    36 - Echo #4: Running on Empty
    37 - Running into the Sun but I’m Running Behind
    38 - Ext. Phillips House

Part Four: “We’re All Worth Millions of Planets and Stars and Galaxies and Universes”
    39 - Making Plans for River
    40 - Food for Life
    41 - Camp Phoenix
    42 - Songs in the Attic
    43 - Oranges and Lemons
    44 - A Night in the Life
    45 - Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?
    46 - Down with the Ione
    47 - Our Band Could Be Your Life
    48 - Rolling on the River
    49 - We Are All Made of Stars

50 - Alone We Elope
    51 - Young Hollywood 1989
    52 - Whip It
    53 - How Do You Say Good Night to an Answering Machine?
    54 - Senses Working Overtime
    55 - Semper Fi
    56 - Int. Still Life Café
    57 - The First Cut Is the Deepest
    58 - The Golden Age

Part Five: “Barreling Through Someone’s Psychosis”
    59 - The Bottom of the Bottomless Blue Blue Blue Pool
    60 - Young Hollywood 1991
    61 - Psionic Psunspot
    62 - You’re Where You Should Be All the Time
    63 - The Refrigerator Parable
    64 - Across the Way
    65 - That Night at the Viper Room
    66 - Satiate Lack
    67 - The Movies of River Phoenix, Ranked by American Box Office
    68 - Cowboy Mouth
    69 - Burn Hollywood Burn
    70 - Many Rivers to Cross
    71 - The Last Picture
    72 - Young Hollywood 1993
    73 - Tonight’s the Night
    74 - I’m in a Transitional Period, So I Don’t Want to Kill You
    75 - If I Had a Hi-Fi
    76 - First Night at the Viper Room
    77 - Give Blood

Part Six: “I Don’t Want You to Die”
    78 - The Bad, Bad Town
    79 - Viper Heroin X
    80 - R.I.P. RJP
    81 - Broken Dreams
    82 - Never Gonna Wither
    83 - Echo #5: Montgomery Clift
    84 - Closing Time at the Viper Room
    85 - Blood on the Tracks
 
Epilogue
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