COLD LIPS 05 DAN FANTE’S LAST INTERVIEW by Rob Plath (and some more from Wrecking Ball’s Dave Windass)

We first published the poetry of American writer Rob Plath in Cold Lips 04. Mentored by the American author and playwright Dan Fante, in his latter days, in Cold Lips 05, Plath kindly shared the last official interview with the writer best known for drinking in a stream of reality which picked the bottle up from his father, smashed it over the head of Bukowski, … Continue reading COLD LIPS 05 DAN FANTE’S LAST INTERVIEW by Rob Plath (and some more from Wrecking Ball’s Dave Windass)

‘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