06 May 2002
In the church car park, several mourners were heard to remark that it looked more like a Mafia funeral than the...
29 April 2002
At the offices of our so-called rivals in the fashion press, news of yet another scoop in these pages will have them...
Music and Performance
22 April 2002
In Tokyo, where the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult released lethal sarin fumes on the subway in 1995, there is a chain of...
15 April 2002
Salutes to dead or resting pop stars are a serious business, a world away from the affectingly unvarnished tribute that...
Food and Drink
08 April 2002
Initiation into sophisticated adult tastes is one long suspension of disbelief. Your first mouthful of beer? Fermented...
Film
01 April 2002
The starf*ck: behind the spangled G-string of its asterisk lurks an expression that takes us back to the shameless...
25 March 2002
A bloke I knew on a building site had the name "Freddie" tattooed on his upper arm. After a long day at the cement...
18 March 2002
As this portion of your favourite magazine is roughly the size of an invitation card for the mantelpiece, you could...
11 March 2002
Every aspiring screenwriter has woken up with a hangover and an impression of his keyboard embossed on his forehead...
04 March 2002
It was a Saturday night in east London when I was introduced to Walthamstow Tony. Walthamstow Tony was connected to a...
25 February 2002
At a guess, an artist in residence at an archive, which is Ruth Maclennan's job description, is someone who can expect...
18 February 2002
In this golden jubilee year, historians have naturally been carrying out research into what someone from the original...
Politics
11 February 2002
Say what you like about the sculptor Neil Simmons and his marble Maggie Thatcher, he's certainly captured those...
11 February 2002
Under a sky full of ash, a young man moves at a crouching jog through the dry undergrowth, touching a naked flame to...
04 February 2002
What has become of the English murder? George Orwell was lamenting its decline as long ago as 1946. "You put your feet...

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