How was she conned by the big rock star?

How was she conned by the big rock star?"No one told me about her, the way she lied…." from "She’s Not There" by the band Santana.


A writer parties with a member of the band Santana. What could go wrong?

I was 26 years old, and it was the first time I had ever traveled for business. A mere two months into my first real job as a trade magazine writer, I was flying to Dallas to cover an annual conference of mechanical engineers. I had a shiny new American Express corporate card in my wallet, $100 in cash along with my plane ticket in an envelope in my purse, and a yellow legal pad and pen in my shoulder bag.  I was a journalist, and I was ready to take on the world.

The night a Santana brother conned me – We met on a plane to Dallas and partied like celebrities. Then I woke up the next morning, Salon>>

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