James Knight

The Larfs Issue

Tim Vine Tells Better Jokes Than You

"Black Beauty? He was a dark horse." Perhaps making an entire career out of telling jokes so reliant on punning and wordplay could only ever happen in England.
James Knight
10.1.10
The Whyte Tyger Izzue

Pissing In The Wind

Once upon a time, English punk meant violence, passion, political engagement and an old-fashioned approach to personal hygiene. It did not mean the guy from the Automatic, his iPhone app tie-in deal and the Krazy Tent Tour sponsored by Monster (or...
James Knight
2.1.10
Vice Blog

SNEAKY TEASERS - DODGEM LOGIC

James Knight
12.8.09
A Film Issue

Michael Winner

Name another Brit filmmaker who cut pictures with Orson Welles, Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Robert Duvall, Robert Mitchum and Sophia Loren. Struggling?
James Knight
9.2.09
The Talking Issue

Eric Wood From Man Is The Bastard

It's hard to imagine how a band making songs played at either hyper or glacial speeds (never midtempo) with two basses and song titles like "Screwdriver in the Urethra of Thomas Lenz," ever failed to be anything other than huge in the early 1990s.
James Knight
10.1.08
The Sundaes Issue

Holy Shit

Anyone still waiting for the revolution in sound and vision promised by the Horrors a couple of years ago can probably go home now.
James Knight
8.1.08
The Mexican Issue

Ay Caramba!

We grabbed a Mexican who we found doing capoeira in a park with a bunch of Brazilians and dragged her around three of London's best Mexican takeaway joints.
James Knight
6.2.08
The History Issue

History On Repeat Forever And Ever

Ophelia Field is a young and articulate graduate of Christ Church College, Oxford and the London School of Economics. She knows a lot more than you about the early 18th Century.
James Knight
5.1.08
The Homo Neanderthalensis Issue

Literary

We’ve been getting regular visits in print from everybody’s favourite radical-thinking former bodybuilder, ultimate fighter, bouncer, singer and all-round loveable loony tune since he wrote the Vice Guide to Getting Beaten Up for us way back when for...
James Knight
3.1.08
The Homo Neanderthalensis Issue

Under The Fuzz

The internet has made everything too easy. Remember when you used to have to send a cheque off to some PO Box just to get hold of a zine and in the back of it you'd see a list of records by a bunch of bands you knew nothing about?
James Knight
3.1.08
The Harvester of Sorrow Issue

Noodle Doodles

In 2005, the pretty famous Glaswegian artist David Shrigley released Worried Noodles (The Empty Sleeve)—a 12-inch record sleeve with no record inside, just a booklet of doodles and lyrics. The doodles were things like a man with a giant bottom...
James Knight
11.1.07
Music

Drenched In Acid

Holy Fuck is made up of lots of different people but most of the work is done by a couple called Brian Borcherdt and Graham Walsh. They never practice, hardly ever shave and wear hoodies that smell of wet dogs
James Knight
10.1.07
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