Depp tumbles through the Door
Oh god, no. We all like Johnny Depp. But the actor’s affection for teen-friendly post-beatnik prose (all that Hunter S Thompson stuff) does occasionally hint at a certain immaturity. Now, it has been revealed that Depp will read some of Jim Morrison’s ghastly verse on the soundtrack to the (rather good) forthcoming Doors documentary, When You’re Strange.
Older readers will recall that, back in 1978, the surviving Doors members unleashed an album, largely composed of Morrison’s verse, called An American Prayer. Even the idiots who lurk pathetically round the late hulk’s grave in Père Lachaise Cemetery have trouble pretending to like that particular monstrosity.