Books
17 September 2009
Revenge is Sweet/Breed"Like" is the most ubiquitous word of our time. And, in its comparative form, it is...
Books
06 August 2009
It took me quite a while before I overcame my aversion to Blackwell's bookshop on Charing Cross Road, after it opened...
Culture
08 May 2008
Andrei Tarkovsky is, give or take Billy Wilder and Terrence Malick, my favourite film director. However, when watching...
Music and Performance
13 December 2007
Me and rock biopics go back a long way. And, right from the beginning, our history has been chequered. In 1980, I was...
Culture
14 July 2003
Imagine a cartoon panel with a door at the end of a corridor in a house. The door is covered in stickers and scrawls. A...
Culture
23 June 2003
A photograph is neither cruel nor tender, it is totally impassive, and photographers expend much energy coping with...
Books
25 November 2002
I feel very awkward writing about Tracey Emin, because we used to be lovers. What's most embarrassing is that I knew...

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