• Take Offs And Landings Turns 20

    1 month ago - By Stereogum

    Jenny Lewis was tired of being a star. By the time her band Rilo Kiley put out their proper debut album, Take Offs And Landings , the former child actor - known for roles like Lucille Ball's granddaughter in a short-lived I Love Lucy spinoff and the Nintendo-focused road-trip adventure The Wizard - had all but formally retired from the screen. A 1992 LA Times profile declared her “a teenage actress with three mortgages,” conveniently glossing over the fact that, unbeknownst to Lewis at the time, a chunk of her acting money had been funding her mother's lifelong heroin addiction. Deceived...
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