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Thursday 06 May 2010
Sunday 25 April 2010
Thursday 22 April 2010
The architect of punk, Malcolm McLaren, remained a rebel to the last as mourners said farewell today to a soundtrack of Sid Vicious's My Way.
Friday 16 April 2010
The singer Rufus Wainwright wore a tartan suit designed by Jonathan Anderson to the after party for the London premiere of his debut opera, Prima Donna, saying that it was his own tribute to the late Malcolm McLaren.
Sunday 11 April 2010
Monday 22 March 2010
Wednesday 27 January 2010
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Here's a bit of unlikely casting: Armando Iannucci, directing a biopic of Kurt Cobain.
Tuesday 29 December 2009
Wednesday 23 December 2009
Former Culture Club singer Boy George was evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother (CBB) house today before the programme starts.
Tuesday 22 December 2009
Former Culture Club singer Boy George will know tomorrow morning whether he has been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house before the programme starts.
Tuesday 15 December 2009
The chestnuts are roasting just outside the gates of Hyde Park and inside the Royal Albert Hall the family McGarrigle, or Wainwright, depending on which way you want to look at it, that dysfunctional lot, are gathered for a festive sing-along. Kate McGarrigle – mother, writer of haunting, plaintive folk songs – is the linchpin tonight, and that's probably how it should be. It was McGarrigle, after all, who nurtured Rufus and Martha Wainwright after the breakdown of her marriage to the folk luminary Loudon Wainwright III.
Friday 04 December 2009
Next week, I am joining my children Rufus and Martha Wainwright on stage at the Royal Albert Hall for a Christmas concert, to raise money for cancer research. We've done two family Christmas shows at New York's Carnegie Hall but this is our first time in London.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Perhaps it is time for Professor Richard Dawkins to scale down his famous campaign on behalf of godlessness. His great enemy, religious faith, may not be defeated but, on recent evidence, the Church of England at least is developing a talent for self-sabotage.
Sunday 18 January 2009
It's hard to think of Boy George as a butterfly, but try. What on earth was the judge doing when he sentenced the former Culture Club singer and songwriter to 15 months in prison for handcuffing a male escort to a wall in his London flat after a row, when both men have admitted they were taking drugs? Was this meant to send a message to other men who might pick each other up via the internet and indulge in a spot of sado-masochism? Or a warning that drugs are bad for us? It all sounds so horribly familiar to my generation. Has our justice system really nothing better to offer Boy George as a way out of his misery with substance abuse than a spell in the slammer?
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