Marlan Warren was weaned on rock 'n' roll and is the oldest fan of Monty Warren, lead singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Florida/Raleigh roots rock rockers:

Monty Warren & the Friggin' Whatevers

Marlan has made 3 music videos celebrating their newest album, Far Out Close Up (all on YouTube). Marlan is a Los Angeles-based publicist, journalist, blogger, screenwriter, novelist and playwright. Her blogs focus on new authors, multicultural interests, great music, health and wellness. Blogs: L.A. Now & Then  Roadmap Girl's Book Buzz 

She is the author of that 90s Novel: Roadmaps for the Sexually Challenged and that 70s Sex, Drugs & the Tao Te Ching novel-in-progress, Rowing on a Corner. She is the co-filmmaker (with Oscar-winner Chuck Workman and Pawel Kuczynski) of the nonfiction film, Reunion, and is currently making a documentary about the women of the Japanese American internment with the workintg title What did you do in the War, Mama?: Kochiyama's Crusaders. She has her B.F.A. in Cinematic Arts/Screenwriting from the University of Southern California.