Sunday, 26 June 2016
Author and veteran journalist Duncan Campbell chews over tales from the old days of Fleet Street to the recent News International phone hacking scandal. Discussing the embedding of crime reporters in police circles, Soho's significance and the journalists who go undercover from W.T. Stead onwards up to this remote, digital age.
Posted by Jude Montague at 06:25
Sunday, 19 June 2016
Vis the Spoon has been running the most eclectic, 'out-there' open mic for years, A Spoonful of Poison. From the punk tradition, Spoon has been keeping the spirit of DIY experimental live arts alive on the margins of the capital. An accomplished alternative poet himself, Spoon will talk about programming and performance, and street creativity in the changing city called London.
Posted by Jude Montague at 02:14
Tuesday, 14 June 2016
The high-colour, hi-res duo discuss girl gonzo journalism, activism and why the print form is still relevant even in our multimedia digital age. The performative artists Ana Cavic and Renee O'Drobinak Ladies of the Press' re-imagine the role of the publisher and publicist into a theatrical persona.
Posted by Jude Montague at 04:54
Monday, 6 June 2016
The hero of new journalism made his brutal journey into the heart of the American dream exposing decadence and vanity. A pilgrim in a landscape of apocalypse. Hunter S Thompson gave wildness and excess a home in the staid, neutral zone of reportage. He founded that home on the crest of a high and beautiful wave ... until that wave finally broke and rolled back and the counterculture retreated with it. With text, discussion and improvised music.
Posted by Jude Montague at 03:27