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

MARIANNE FAITHFULL BY KRIS NEEDS

The first in the ICONS series from Cold Lips. The best music biographer of our times, Kris Needs was veering towards a book-length cover feature on original fe-punk Marianne Faithfull, for the next edition of our magazine. But a magazine only has so many pages…so we created this special edition – long enough to get to the meat of the muse. Masterly woven, with a … Continue reading MARIANNE FAITHFULL BY KRIS NEEDS