London Weekend Television‘s legendary November 1976 punk documentary. * Malcolm McLaren on Serge Gainsbourg. * Chris Power on Boccaccio. * Jacques Derrida on photography. * Dirty Literature. * A Nathanael West gallery. * Geoff Ward on David Foster Wallace‘s legacy. * On Infinite Jest. * White Review co-founder Jacques Testard‘s Week in Culture in the Paris Review. * Blaise Cendrars perverted by language. * Stream Sonic Youth‘s soundtrack to Simon Werner‘s A disparu (Lights Out). * New York City in 1977. * Wake in Progress. * Book reviewers on reviewing. * A film adaptation of Ballard‘s Concrete Island. * Art inspired by Twin Peaks. * The growing threat to British universities. * Jonathan Safran Foer‘s visual literature. * On BBC Four’s Reggae Britannia. * Reggae Britannia (live review, Barbican). * Rastamouse. * Apathy is dead. * Attempt to kill Jules Verne, 1886. * The Malcolm Gladwell Book Generator. * Listen to Gilles Deleuze‘s lectures at Paris VIII (1979-84). * The return of Adam Ant. * Dada and music. * Hans Richter‘s Ghosts Before Breakfast, 1927. * George Shaw‘s eerie paintings. * Sid Vicious‘s letter to Nancy Spungen in which he draws a list of all the things he likes about her (“Makes extremely interesting conversation”, “Great hustler”…). * How do you take a picture of an imaginary author? * France honours Mad Men creator. * New York Dolls documentary. * Tumbling Maîtresse. * The Parisienne. * “In Love with Raymond Chandler” by Margaret Atwood. * Londonist review Lee Rourke‘s The Canal. * Barry Miles on Britain’s counterculture of the 60s. * An interview with the late Tura Satana. * The cult of breasts. * The woman behind the beehive hairdo. * Shaved women. * Phil Spector on I Dream of Jeannie, 1967. * Zuckerberg’s next move. * A review of I Slept with Joey Ramone. * The Clash‘s 18 best songs? * Pictures of Joe Strummer. * Tom Stoppard on artists’ political impact. * The end of Kodachrome. * Living in the End Times. * The 1870 pocket guide to New York brothels. * Angelheaded Hipsters exhibition at the National Theatre. * William Burroughs home movie. * 50 William Burroughs MP3s. * Death of Daniel Vermeille, one of the co-founders of France’s Rock & Folk monthly, who had become a tramp. His body was found in a car park. He was 58. * Philip Pullman tears apart the Big Society. * Amazon‘s Kindle Singles. * Photos of bloggers, alone, illuminated by computer screens. * McCrum on the Brighton Rock remake. * Secrets of Paris. * A map of things invented in London. * Old London trams (film). * A short film about London markets narrated by Sid James. * London’s road to nowhere. * Modernism in Metroland. * Je me souviens: Paul Theroux looks back on his time in England: “The clearest memory I have of the whole nasty Ulster mess, of cruelty and bloody-mindedness, is a newspaper picture of a skinny teenaged Irish girl whose boyfriend was a British soldier: tarred and feathered, gleaming black, with white tufts stuck to her body, her head shaven, terrified, pushed along a street by a howling mob of Catholics. She looked like an alien to me, suffering the alien’s fate of rejection – in her case, extreme and humiliating”. * Japanese sexploitation of the 60s. * Terry Hall‘s tonic suit on eBay. * Submarine — The Movie. * Gerry Feehily on James Ellroy and Marianne Faithfull. * David Bowie does Bertolt Brecht. * Karen O‘s ad for Absolut. * On Coupland on McLuhan. * Where is poetry going?. * Steve Aylett’s The Man Whose Head Expanded animated. * Playmobil stop-motion version of Joy Division’s “Transmission”. * Punk William and Kate mural on London’s South Bank. * A library shouldn’t be a glorified Starbucks. * Best literary sex scenes not written by a great male novelist. * Barbed wire typography. * 3D typography. * Urban archeology. * Video nasties. * Jay McInerney on the Salinger biography. * Geezer Bandit. * US vs UK book jackets. * On the lost art of editing. * Live in your bookshelf. * Dr Marten’s.