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Why didn't Gene and Paul keep Chris Lendt?

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He said that he was disappointed that he wasn't kept after they got rid of Glickman Marks, and said that Carl Glickman thought they would have kept him.
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Maybe Lendt was a little too honest with them for their liking, but it is probably just wanting a complete change across the board. Happens all the time. You want to bring in a new team and even people you like have to go.
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He worked for Glickman/Marks and they got rid of Glickman/Marks.
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Chris seemed to be a cool guy.
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firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 6:44 pm He worked for Glickman/Marks and they got rid of Glickman/Marks.
I know that.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:18 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 6:44 pm He worked for Glickman/Marks and they got rid of Glickman/Marks.
I know that.
Then you've answered your own question.
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firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:21 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:18 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 6:44 pm He worked for Glickman/Marks and they got rid of Glickman/Marks.
I know that.
Then you've answered your own question.
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firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:21 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:18 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 6:44 pm He worked for Glickman/Marks and they got rid of Glickman/Marks.
I know that.
Then you've answered your own question.
They didn't have to get rid of him. Carl Glickman said he thought they would have kept him.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:29 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:21 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:18 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 6:44 pm He worked for Glickman/Marks and they got rid of Glickman/Marks.
I know that.
Then you've answered your own question.
They didn't have to get rid of him. Carl Glickman said he thought they would have kept him.
He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
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firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
I think Firekiss laid it out pretty clearly.
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Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:53 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
I think Firekiss laid it out pretty clearly.
Carl said he was surprised they got rid of him.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
He worked for Glickman/Marks. Everyone that worked for them was let go.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:56 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:53 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
I think Firekiss laid it out pretty clearly.
Carl said he was surprised they got rid of him.
Chris Lendt himself said in his excellent "Kiss and Sell" book that he felt maybe Kiss thought he'd be a 'mole' in the organization. I wish he did a sequel book.
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firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:57 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
He worked for Glickman/Marks. Everyone that worked for them was let go.
No kidding.
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redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:04 pm

Chris Lendt himself said in his excellent "Kiss and Sell" book that he felt maybe Kiss thought he'd be a 'mole' in the organization. I wish he did a sequel book.
A mole?
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:56 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:53 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
I think Firekiss laid it out pretty clearly.
Carl said he was surprised they got rid of him.
Who gives a fuck what Carl thinks or what he was surprised by? This is common in every day business.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:10 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:04 pm

Chris Lendt himself said in his excellent "Kiss and Sell" book that he felt maybe Kiss thought he'd be a 'mole' in the organization. I wish he did a sequel book.
A mole?
A 'mole' is slang for someone 'undercover' in an organization, who leaks out info to others. Not sure what all this means in the Kiss world of things, just saying what Lendt suspected as a possible reason for his firing.
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Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:12 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:56 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:53 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
I think Firekiss laid it out pretty clearly.
Carl said he was surprised they got rid of him.
Who gives a fuck what Carl thinks or what he was surprised by? This is common in every day business.
He was out on the road with them since 1976.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:49 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:12 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:56 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:53 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
I think Firekiss laid it out pretty clearly.
Carl said he was surprised they got rid of him.
Who gives a fuck what Carl thinks or what he was surprised by? This is common in every day business.
He was out on the road with them since 1976.
You can't be this stupid, so I will assume you are just joking around and that you do understand why they didn't keep him.
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Yeah they were sour on the whole previous team..Lendt was guilty by association. The coal mine and land investment IRS fiasco was the deal breaker.
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Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:51 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:49 pm

He was out on the road with them since 1976.
You can't be this stupid, so I will assume you are just joking around and that you do understand why they didn't keep him.
You're stupid, because Carl and Howard weren't out on the road with them. Gene and Paul trusted Chris and were friends with him.
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redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:18 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:10 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:04 pm

Chris Lendt himself said in his excellent "Kiss and Sell" book that he felt maybe Kiss thought he'd be a 'mole' in the organization. I wish he did a sequel book.
A mole?
A 'mole' is slang for someone 'undercover' in an organization, who leaks out info to others. Not sure what all this means in the Kiss world of things, just saying what Lendt suspected as a possible reason for his firing.
They were their managers. He couldn't be a mole.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:54 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:51 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:49 pm

He was out on the road with them since 1976.
You can't be this stupid, so I will assume you are just joking around and that you do understand why they didn't keep him.
You're stupid, because Carl and Howard weren't out on the road with them. Gene and Paul trusted Chris and were friends with him.
Well you clearly proved my assumption wrong.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:56 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:18 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:10 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:04 pm

Chris Lendt himself said in his excellent "Kiss and Sell" book that he felt maybe Kiss thought he'd be a 'mole' in the organization. I wish he did a sequel book.
A mole?
A 'mole' is slang for someone 'undercover' in an organization, who leaks out info to others. Not sure what all this means in the Kiss world of things, just saying what Lendt suspected as a possible reason for his firing.
They were their managers. He couldn't be a mole.
I can't tell you one way or the other, again just for conversation's sake I'm simply saying what Chris Lendt himself said as a possible reason for his own firing by Kiss.
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Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:58 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:54 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:51 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:49 pm

He was out on the road with them since 1976.
You can't be this stupid, so I will assume you are just joking around and that you do understand why they didn't keep him.
You're stupid, because Carl and Howard weren't out on the road with them. Gene and Paul trusted Chris and were friends with him.
Well you clearly proved my assumption wrong.
I know he was part of that group. That doesn't mean they had to get rid of him. His boss said that he was surprised that they didn't keep him. He was out on the road with them for 11 years.
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:08 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:57 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:50 pm
firekiss wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:32 pm

He was part of Glickman/Marks. They wanted the entire entity gone.
Why did they get rid of Chris?
He worked for Glickman/Marks. Everyone that worked for them was let go.
No kidding.
Am I missing the joke here?
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Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:58 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:54 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:51 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:49 pm

He was out on the road with them since 1976.
You can't be this stupid, so I will assume you are just joking around and that you do understand why they didn't keep him.
You're stupid, because Carl and Howard weren't out on the road with them. Gene and Paul trusted Chris and were friends with him.
Well you clearly proved my assumption wrong.
What would Bob say?
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Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:56 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:18 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:10 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:04 pm

Chris Lendt himself said in his excellent "Kiss and Sell" book that he felt maybe Kiss thought he'd be a 'mole' in the organization. I wish he did a sequel book.
A mole?
A 'mole' is slang for someone 'undercover' in an organization, who leaks out info to others. Not sure what all this means in the Kiss world of things, just saying what Lendt suspected as a possible reason for his firing.
They were their managers. He couldn't be a mole.
They were the band's business managers and investment advisors. They dealt with all money and investment matters on the band's behalf until they were let go in 1988. After that, they were engaged in a series of financial lawsuits against Kiss. As he was still an employee of Glickman/Marks at that time it would have been a conflict of interest for Lendt to continue to work with the band.
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It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
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THUNDER GHOST wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 am It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
I remember a bit after Lendt's book came out, Paul, not mentioning Lendt by name but it was obvious, put down his book questioning Lendt's ability to (paraphrasing) "remember things so clearly from twenty years ago."
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From Paul's book:

The new financial company, Glickman-Marks, held regular meetings to update us on money matters and soon started sending someone on the road with us to serve as an accountant along the way. It never occurred to us that the road rep’s taste for fine wine, expensive food, and paid companionship might be compromising nightly box office settlements.
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redinthesky wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:27 am
THUNDER GHOST wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 am It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
I remember a bit after Lendt's book came out, Paul, not mentioning Lendt by name but it was obvious, put down his book questioning Lendt's ability to (paraphrasing) "remember things so clearly from twenty years ago."
To be fair to Paul, he has to remember and juggle his real and bullshit version of events while CKL just has to recall what he experienced.
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ozweepay wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 1:00 am From Paul's book:

The new financial company, Glickman-Marks, held regular meetings to update us on money matters and soon started sending someone on the road with us to serve as an accountant along the way. It never occurred to us that the road rep’s taste for fine wine, expensive food, and paid companionship might be compromising nightly box office settlements.
Yep there’s a reason I never got through Paul’s book.
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What I got from Lend'ts book was that Kiss did not want to take responsibility for their needleless overspending. Chris tried to get them on the right track, but they needed a scapegoat and fired him for their own misconduct with money.

I think there is even a part in the book where Chris confronts Paul much later about the situation and Paul sort of acknowledges that Kiss's financial troubles were the band's fault all along, if I recall correctly.
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redinthesky wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:27 am
THUNDER GHOST wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 am It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
I remember a bit after Lendt's book came out, Paul, not mentioning Lendt by name but it was obvious, put down his book questioning Lendt's ability to (paraphrasing) "remember things so clearly from twenty years ago."
It was a curious thing to read about - literally - what each band member ordered for dinner - all courses too - in a Japanese restaurant in 1977.
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TheSpoiler wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 6:55 am
redinthesky wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:27 am
THUNDER GHOST wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 am It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
I remember a bit after Lendt's book came out, Paul, not mentioning Lendt by name but it was obvious, put down his book questioning Lendt's ability to (paraphrasing) "remember things so clearly from twenty years ago."
It was a curious thing to read about - literally - what each band member ordered for dinner - all courses too - in a Japanese restaurant in 1977.
haha Lendt did get a little detailed on those old dinners definitely. The part of Paul's book where he doesn't mention Lendt by name but accuses him of using Kiss money for various things including "paid companionship" was pretty striking, I wonder if Lendt ever commented on that.
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Soylent Gene wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 10:49 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:58 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:54 pm
Grand Classic wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:51 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:49 pm

He was out on the road with them since 1976.
You can't be this stupid, so I will assume you are just joking around and that you do understand why they didn't keep him.
You're stupid, because Carl and Howard weren't out on the road with them. Gene and Paul trusted Chris and were friends with him.
Well you clearly proved my assumption wrong.
What would Bob say?
Why would he have anything to say about this - especially in 2021?
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redinthesky wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:27 am
THUNDER GHOST wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 am It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
I remember a bit after Lendt's book came out, Paul, not mentioning Lendt by name but it was obvious, put down his book questioning Lendt's ability to (paraphrasing) "remember things so clearly from twenty years ago."
Because, clearly, a man with a brand new MBA would NEVER think to keep a journal of his worldwide travels with a major rock band. Or take photographs.
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I don't think the original question is dumb at all, and it happens a lot in business. I work in commercial banking and we had a client leave us years ago. The day before, they contacted me, said they liked working with me, and offered me a job working for them directly in a similar role. I think Chris Lendt was anticipating something like that. But, I'm sure G&P's mindset at the time was that Glickman/Marks was the problem, therefore, so was Chris Lendt.
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Re: Why didn't Gene and Paul keep Chris Lendt?

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turbodrive wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 9:14 am I don't think the original question is dumb at all, and it happens a lot in business. I work in commercial banking and we had a client leave us years ago. The day before, they contacted me, said they liked working with me, and offered me a job working for them directly in a similar role. I think Chris Lendt was anticipating something like that. But, I'm sure G&P's mindset at the time was that Glickman/Marks was the problem, therefore, so was Chris Lendt.
I guess he thought you were Penske material.

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Didn't Jesse Hilsen shortly thereafter became the manager of the band? Was this already planned by Paul and mainly by Hilsen?
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Re: Why didn't Gene and Paul keep Chris Lendt?

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I imagine Gene and Paul wanted to clean house. They probably saw Chris as part of the old regime that (in their minds) was responsible for their decline in popularity and inability to recapture it.
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Re: Why didn't Gene and Paul keep Chris Lendt?

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sabresaxon wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 1:05 am
redinthesky wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:27 am
THUNDER GHOST wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 am It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
I remember a bit after Lendt's book came out, Paul, not mentioning Lendt by name but it was obvious, put down his book questioning Lendt's ability to (paraphrasing) "remember things so clearly from twenty years ago."
To be fair to Paul, he has to remember and juggle his real and bullshit version of events while CKL just has to recall what he experienced.
I can only imagine Paul''s face when he read on Chris Lendt's book his description of Paul's house filled with mirrors and no pictures at all of him or his family in it.
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Re: Why didn't Gene and Paul keep Chris Lendt?

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Frehley's Vomit wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 11:08 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:56 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:18 pm
Lofton23rdSt wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:10 pm
redinthesky wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 9:04 pm

Chris Lendt himself said in his excellent "Kiss and Sell" book that he felt maybe Kiss thought he'd be a 'mole' in the organization. I wish he did a sequel book.
A mole?
A 'mole' is slang for someone 'undercover' in an organization, who leaks out info to others. Not sure what all this means in the Kiss world of things, just saying what Lendt suspected as a possible reason for his firing.
They were their managers. He couldn't be a mole.
They were the band's business managers and investment advisors. They dealt with all money and investment matters on the band's behalf until they were let go in 1988. After that, they were engaged in a series of financial lawsuits against Kiss. As he was still an employee of Glickman/Marks at that time it would have been a conflict of interest for Lendt to continue to work with the band.
Why would Carl say that he thought they would keep him?
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atowntommy wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 8:58 am
redinthesky wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:27 am
THUNDER GHOST wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 am It wouldn't surprise me to find out they thought he was part of the problem.

Do we know if they still have a good relationship??
I remember a bit after Lendt's book came out, Paul, not mentioning Lendt by name but it was obvious, put down his book questioning Lendt's ability to (paraphrasing) "remember things so clearly from twenty years ago."
Because, clearly, a man with a brand new MBA would NEVER think to keep a journal of his worldwide travels with a major rock band. Or take photographs.
I think he was asked about the book and said that.
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Re: Why didn't Gene and Paul keep Chris Lendt?

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Going Blind wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 5:48 am What I got from Lend'ts book was that Kiss did not want to take responsibility for their needleless overspending. Chris tried to get them on the right track, but they needed a scapegoat and fired him for their own misconduct with money.

I think there is even a part in the book where Chris confronts Paul much later about the situation and Paul sort of acknowledges that Kiss's financial troubles were the band's fault all along, if I recall correctly.
Yeah, he says they were out of their mind back then.
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ozweepay wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 1:00 am From Paul's book:

The new financial company, Glickman-Marks, held regular meetings to update us on money matters and soon started sending someone on the road with us to serve as an accountant along the way. It never occurred to us that the road rep’s taste for fine wine, expensive food, and paid companionship might be compromising nightly box office settlements.
Did Kiss pay for that or GM?
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Re: Why didn't Gene and Paul keep Chris Lendt?

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Grand Classic wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 9:26 am
turbodrive wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 9:14 am I don't think the original question is dumb at all, and it happens a lot in business. I work in commercial banking and we had a client leave us years ago. The day before, they contacted me, said they liked working with me, and offered me a job working for them directly in a similar role. I think Chris Lendt was anticipating something like that. But, I'm sure G&P's mindset at the time was that Glickman/Marks was the problem, therefore, so was Chris Lendt.
I guess he thought you were Penske material.

LMAO!!! Thanks for posting that. I was huge Seinfeld fan back in the day and haven't seen that one in years...
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