Andy McH

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The American Jewish scholar behind Labour’s ‘antisemitism’ scandal breaks his silence

<b>Norman Finkelstein, (image: Youtube)</b><p>Norman Finkelstein is no stranger to controversy. The American Jewish scholar is one of the world’s leading …

Israel

Features | Approaching The Unfamiliar: Stewart Lee On John Cage's Indeterminacy

Ahead of a clutch of performances, Stewart Lee talks about the overlaps between comedy and avant garde music<p>In 1959, John Cage released an album on …

Hillsborough disaster: deadly mistakes and lies that lasted decades

As the longest inquest in British legal history unfolded, a picture emerged of a callously negligent police force led by an inexperienced commander whose actions directly led to the deaths of 96 people<p>It was a year into these inquests, and 26 years since David Duckenfield, as a South Yorkshire …

Cafe OTO → Tania Chen & Steve Beresford & Stewart Lee perform John Cage’s ‘Indeterminacy’, Tuesday 26 April 2016, 8pm

Steve has been a central figure in the British improvising scene for over thirty years, working with the likes of Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Han …

A beautiful exit

I was 18 years old when I became a lifelong David Bowie fan. That summer, I did my leaving cert, and was counting down the days til I left my parents …

Things I've Learned

Every couple of weeks I get emails from new comedians asking for advice. To be honest I tell most of them to GIVE UP because I don't need the …

How YouTubers really make their millions

The teenage girls who make up Zoella’s fiercely loyal fanbase are customers, even if they aren’t aware of it.<p>It’s no longer a secret that Zoella …

Mockups

Bob Mould

Wonderful review of Patch The Sky by The Line Of Best Fit. Take a look for yourself:

Features | Quietus Writers' Top 40 Noise Rock Tracks

It's noise rock week on the Quietus. Here is a primer for those that don't know and a reminder for those that do with contributions from John …

Rock & Roll

The secret life of a tattooist: my art has become part of narcissistic, selfie-obsessed modern culture | Anonymous

I fell in love with tattoos when they were exciting. Now studios have sprung up on every high street, they have lost their outsider status<p>From an early age I was always fascinated by tattoos. I came from a family where no one was tattooed, and to see a heavily tattooed person at the beach or …

“I was a hope-I-die-before-I-get-old kind of guy”: Bob Mould opens up about his career’s third act, writing through loss and the presidential election “circus”

<b>Bob Mould (Alicia J. Rose)</b><p>Salon talks to the music veteran about his new album out Friday, life in San Francisco and his 37-year music career<p>Eric R. Danton<p>March 24, 2016 10:59pm (UTC)<p>It’s not as if Bob Mould has spent much time coasting: The veteran punk rocker has released new music at a steady …

Foo Fighters

Essential New Music: Bob Mould's "Patch The Sky"

At this point, Bob Mould has released more studio albums under his own name than with Hüsker Dü and Sugar combined, and it’ll be no affront to his …

Patch The Sky

No cellos, no club music electrobeats, no acoustic guitar breathers, and no light at the end of the tunnel – precious little, anyhow. Just a classic …

Drugstore

Gary Numan: “Music can take time to reveal itself” (exclusive blog interview)

<i>Let me share with all fans my blog interview…about music, technologies, recordings and world of well known musician, songwriter, singer, producer and</i> …

Martin Kelner, My Sacking, and a Plausible Plan for BBC Local Radio

What Happened?<p>Radio listeners, here's something. You very rarely get to hear exact details of your favourite presenters' departures, certainly not on …

19 Times Someone Gets Thrown Into the Vacuum of Space, From Worst to Best

We all know people don’t explode when exposed to space without protection. But science fiction has taken some ... liberties with vacuum exposure over …

Bob Mould: My Life in 15 Songs

Hüsker Dü, “Guns at My School” (1982)<p>Hüsker Dü had been around for about two years, and <i>Land Speed Record</i> was recorded in August of 1981 at the 7th …

Northern California

Sylvia Browne: is she for real?

<b>Day 1: At sea</b><p>It is Tuesday evening and I am on a luxury Mediterranean cruise ship called the Westerdam. I'm in the audience in the Vista lounge. A grouchy woman is sitting on a beige and golden throne on the stage. She's complaining about builders and dispensing dietary advice. Her name is Sylvia …

The world premiere of the Android In La La Land film, made by Steve Read and Rob Alexander, is tomorrow, 2.30pm at the Alamo Lamar A SXSW, Austin TX. It also has three other screenings through the week. For more info you can visit: https://www.facebook.com/numandroidfilm

Week 60 - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie

<b>Guest Listener - Stewart Lee</b><b></b><b><br>Who’s Stewart Lee when he’s at home?</b>I am 48 in April. I was adopted into a nice family as a small child, and benefitted …

Comment on Blowing the Biggest Political Story of the Last Fifty Years by Hug H

I agree with you on the Social programs problem. My concern is that the issue tends to get Politicized. Most American’s have been falsely lead to …

The secret lives of the priests in Father Ted

What links the classic sitcom to The Smiths, Freddie Mercury, Star Wars, Trainspotting, Ballykissangel, Emmerdale and the cream of Irish journalism? …

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Stewart Lee talks comedy, success and why stand-up is the only thing he ever wants to do

“I would like to carry on doing this into my mid to late-60s, minimum. I am not going to write a play or do a novel or host anything or do a film. I …

Fringe acts slam big venues and lack of audiences on Facebook

UK comedian Alexis Dubus, who also performs as French character Marcel Lucont, said low attendances meant this would be his last Fringe after seven …