Dr John Cooper Clarke podcast

“People are always saying ‘literally’ and they mean figuratively. Literally doesn’t mean literally anymore. Cause what defines a meaning of a word is how it is used. Language ain’t hard and fast, even in the Oxford dictionary. So ‘literally’ now, if you look in the Oxford English Dictionary, it no longer means the absolute fact. This is the conversation: He treated her like shit, literally. What? He flushed her down the lavatory? I mean no, surely, figuratively? In this case.” Continue reading Dr John Cooper Clarke podcast

‘This Time It’s Personal’ With John Cooper Clarke

By Nina Antonia    The first time I met John Cooper Clarke, he was on the prowl for a new pair of skinny black jeans, down in the basement of Kensington Market. How the half-centuries fly! We palled up in mutual appreciation of the Only Ones and the jukebox of dreams. Though Kensington Market is now long gone, John’s look has remained a staple, complete … Continue reading ‘This Time It’s Personal’ With John Cooper Clarke

JOHN COOPER CLARKE LIVE 22nd April LONDON

We are super-proud to have the one and only Dr JOHN COOPER CLARKE lend his support to the launch party for the second edition of COLD LIPS. At the exclusive and intimate Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton, the punk laureate, who once dated Nico, John Cooper Clarke will give a rare performance in support of Cold Lips, which he calls ‘artistic and fabulous’.  We are very … Continue reading JOHN COOPER CLARKE LIVE 22nd April LONDON