NEUTRON STAR: MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER of MADISON WASHINGTON

  In COLD LIPS 04 MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER –  of the best new old-skool hip-hop band, MADISON WASHINGTON interviews MOTHER RAP. The commission came from that age old question about genre, something Malik has worked hard to explain with his crossover work in poetry, rap, music production & editor.  He’s made glitch art films, six books of poetry. He was guest-editor of Paris Lit Up issues 4 & 5. He’s … Continue reading NEUTRON STAR: MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER of MADISON WASHINGTON

Jerry Lewis is Alive, but Lost, in Paris

I have some very personal feelings about politics  but I don’t get into it because I do comedy already. – Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis was lauded in France as an auteur for his freewheeling, unscripted zaniness long after English-speaking audiences grew tired of his antics.  The reason is simple: his humour was physical and more easily appreciated by speakers of other languages unburdened by expectations … Continue reading Jerry Lewis is Alive, but Lost, in Paris

HOT KNIVES, BLACK CHICKENS, BOHO LAGER

In the first of a new gastronomic series, HOT KNIVES, our fave food writer, Goet Du Casse, feasts at Babette’s in London’s Nunhead. Babette’s black chickens roamed the fields of an idyllic English countryside that probably didn’t exist. They pecked the dust, free from the wild glare of starving brexiteers at the £5 eat as much as you can Sunday carvery. May’s hungry foxes had … Continue reading HOT KNIVES, BLACK CHICKENS, BOHO LAGER