John Doran

Menk, by John Doran

They Fuck You Up, Your Mum and Dad – But They Save Your Life Too

Larkin wasn't wrong.
John Doran
10.8.18
Menk, by John Doran

I Still Can't Speak to My Dad, Even Though He Might Be About to Die

I travelled home to see him, and all I could talk about was the state of my belt.
John Doran
10.1.18
Menk, by John Doran

Why Does Everything Remind Me of Taking Cocaine?

Playing a game of chess, I was transported back 20 years, to a house where I'd go to score coke.
John Doran
9.24.18
Menk, by John Doran

I Got Hit By a Car and Turned Into a Racist Libertines Fan

Serious trauma does funny stuff to your brain.
John Doran
9.17.18
MENK

Having a Brain Injury Is Like Going to a Belgian Hardcore Rave

Memories of an MRI and the wobbliness that followed.
John Doran
9.10.18
Menk, by John Doran

Most of My Heroes Don't Appear on No Stamp

I'd like my money a whole lot more if it had a picture of one of these four heroes on it.
John Doran
8.1.18
Menk, by John Doran

Cut a Six Inch Valley Through the Middle of My Soul

Modern culture is conspiring to make me a confused old man.
John Doran
8.1.18
Menk, by John Doran

I Spy Something Beginning With S...

Spiders are shit houses.
John Doran
7.23.18
Menk, by John Doran

And We Could Dance

An experiment in which a wedding DJ doesn't play shit music.
John Doran
7.20.18
Menk, by John Doran

My Future Ain't What It Used To Be

A semi-naked man's guide to dealing with estate toughs.
John Doran
7.20.18
MENK

Lord I Have a Broken Heart

When you stop drinking, you worry that no one will find you interesting ever again.
John Doran
6.22.18
In Memoriam

John Doran Remembers the Adrenaline Rush of Meeting Mark E Smith

Champagne in a pint glass and that inimitable laugh: The Quietus co-founder and Noisey British Masters host looks back on interviewing The Fall's late frontman.
John Doran
1.25.18
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