Stephen Bailey is a stand-up comedian, and a talent to watch in 2011. Northern, gay, ginger and sharp as a lemon, he’s been on the circuit for just over a year, blessing London and Manchester audiences with his own brand of camp and surreal comedy. He hosted his very own charity night at The Miller, … Continue reading Stephen Bailey: Comedy Loveliness
image: katherine o’neill I won’t ever catch myself reading it ever, ever again. The editor isn’t entirely to blame. In so many ways, publishing in a saturated environment means pandering to the slush. But it’s not right that the team feels it’s fine to inexcusably push murky Molotov cocktails of stupid adverbial combinations looking to … Continue reading Choose life, not the NME
He said he’d be back. “The constitution doesn’t allow me to run for president! Otherwise I would not be standing here in a leather jacket. I would never have a conversation about any of this!” he says. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his new foray into politics Arnie is no stranger to doing things differently. Now, … Continue reading Arnie + Politics? Schwarzenegger is THE GOVERNATOR!
Originally from M+ Magazine. Photo by Danni Skerritt. Ben Tallon is the award winning, internationally acclaimed illustrator who has swept his quills and spray paints all over e4’s Skins campaign, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Design Week and various indie and design publications. M+ meets the man behind the spilt ink & sketches. ART INTERVIEW: … Continue reading ART INTERVIEW: Ben Tallon
[ photos by Kate Green.] “POP. MUSIC. WILL. NEVER. BE. LOWBROW,” growls the voice, bellowing through the concert hall. The wrap-around Terminatoresque goggles flash up these same words in LED lights. This piece is a response. A stick-em-up. In September 2010, The Sunday Times Magazine published an essay by Professor Camille Paglia entitled: ‘Gaga and the … Continue reading GAGA. WILL. NEVER. BE. LOWBROW
Hello hello. This is an odd post, as I am taking the opportunity to promote…me? Anyway. Unbeknownst to many readers (Hola!) I like to dabble in POETRY. Spoken POETRY. That’s right. I’m one of those people. My work is ‘lyrical verse’ – as the poetry teacher liked to call it during a University course when … Continue reading JOIN ME, FOR SPOKEN POE-TRY
INFAMOUS RAPPER 50 CENT who was shot nine times, sustained all bullets and then survived is now being urged by ‘eblockwatch’, a community group in South Africa, to help a rhino who also took nine shots. 50 CENT URGED TO SAVE RHINO, ALSO SHOT NINE TIMES Phila the Black Rhino was shot by automatic weapons during two … Continue reading 50 CENT URGED TO SAVE RHINO, ALSO SHOT NINE TIMES
STADIUM ALBUM AND FOURTH effort by Kings of Leon ‘Only By The Night’ has just outsold Lady Gaga’s ‘The Fame ‘in the UK. According to figures by the Official Charts Company and the BPI, the fashionista darlings (yes, fashionistas: they launched their own clothing range with Parisian boutique label Surface to Air, Vogue link here) … Continue reading Kings of Leon outsell Lady Gaga by a fraction