Monthly Archives: February 2012

Weasel coffee – made from beans eaten and shat out by wild weasels!

Pho is a small chain of family owned Vietnamese cafes. They have 5 branches in London and one in Brighton (UK). There are two branches in the west end, one in Clerkenwell, and one apiece in the Westfield shopping centres … Continue reading

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Stewart Home Gives You Better Orgasms! An Interview With Playground

This is an interview I did with Playground Magazine for translation into Spanish around the publication by the Barcelona based literary press Alpha Decay of my novel Memphis Underground. I figured I might as well run it here in English … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method – Cronenberg Bites Back!

While Videodrome (1983) remains my favourite Cronenberg movie and on the whole I prefer his earlier to his later work, he is a director who continues to amuse me. When I went to see Cronenberg’s latest flick A Dangerous Method … Continue reading

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You Didn’t Read It Here: Summaries of 10 Blogs I Decided Not To Post

Many of the posts on this blog originate as ideas sketched out in note form. I work on these ‘ideas’ until I think they are ready to post or else I decide to discard them. Not all my binned blogs … Continue reading

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