Kostya Kennedy went looking for the once and future Hit King and brought back a deep, nuanced portrait of a fallen sports hero stuck in limbo. A conversation with the author on what we think of Pete Rose now.
Before he was DJ Clockwork, spinning discs for rapper Mac Miller and lighting up the airwaves and MTV, he was Garrett Uddin, spinning discs at UC parties and sparking up in his off-campus apartment. A modern-day Horatio Alger story. With weed.