The Moment - Episode 6 - Special Guest Leif Garrett
February 14, 2019
Hosted by Chris Epting
With his upcoming memoir, "Idol Truth" (written with The Moment host Chris Epting), former teen idol Leif Garrett bares his soul for the first time ever, revealing his deepest secrets about the extraordinary highs and devastating lows he has survived over the years. Garrett was a hardworking child actor in the early 1970s, appearing on dozens of popular films and TV programs. Then he was offered a chance to make a record and “Leif Garrett, teen idol” was born. Millions of teenage girls all over the world covered their walls with his picture. His face adorned hundreds of international magazine covers as he became one of the biggest and most desired heartthrobs in history. There were jet-setting tours, TV specials, and hit records, along with an endless supply of beautiful women, alcohol, and ultimately, the drugs that sent this shooting star into the darkest depths of addiction.
Thursday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
The Moment features host, best-selling author and TV host Chris Epting, in conversation with some of the world’s most interesting artists, athletes and public figures, zeroing in on “the moments” where their lives took a dramatic turn. Exploring both the highs and lows, The Moment reveals those life-changing episodes in vivid, expansive ways that they have not been discussed before. Listen live every Thursday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
Chris Epting is an award-winning travel and music journalist and the author of over 30 books on history and popular culture. Some of his best-selling titles include “Roadside Baseball,” “James Dean Died Here,” and “Change of Seasons,” musician John Oates’ memoir which Chris co-wrote. His passion for storytelling has made him a sought-after speaker all around the country and on many TV and radio shows, whether he’s sharing little-known, hidden history about Americana, music, baseball, landmarks and more. He’s written for the Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Travel and Leisure and many other outlets. In March 2017, “It Happened Here,” a TV show based on his travel books, began airing on the Reelz Network. Chris serves as executive producer and appears in each episode as a host.