Surviving an Earthquake with Trent Reznor

Kennedy rose to fame twenty years ago as a veejay on MTV, hosting music videos and interviewing celebrities, and always injecting her distinctive, brash personality. In this excerpt from her new memoir, she learns not to get stuck with a rock star in a natural disaster.

In her new memoir, “The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses,” VJ-turned-DJ-turned-memoirist Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery dishes on rock star encounters and witnessing MTV from within.  This excerpt finds her in the Los Angeles bed of Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor – but as platonic friends, surprised by a natural disaster for which they’re clearly not prepared.