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Viv Albertine Deconstructing Her Own Legend

Lydia Hughes | Posted 04.29.2015 | Books
Lydia Hughes

Continuing to subvert expectation, she is both punk and pioneer, pushing the boundaries in music and as a woman, but in a world where personal insecurities closely lurk.

The Boomtown Rats Return: A Conversation with Bob Geldof, Plus a Chat with Finch's Nate Barcalow and Lots of Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

photo courtesy Bob Geldof A Conversation with Bob Geldof Mike Ragogna: Bob, I'm honored to be talking to the Man Of Peace. Bob Geldof: You are ind...

Keeping it Real

Chef Rossi | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
Chef Rossi

"We want all the hors d'oeuvres to be white and all the desserts to be pink," said the bride-to-be, a Korean-American woman in a tailored designer dre...

M.I.A. Matangi Review: Get Your Karma Up

Rock Genius | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment
Rock Genius

On the first listen Matangi, is like one of those books that you wanna stay up and read. With Matangi M.I.A. is the tenured cool professor, doling out lessons and earworms.

My Most Embarrassing CBGB Moment: I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

In light of this impending hoopla about 315 The Bowery, I thought we'd revisit a night at CBGB that ranks as one of the great Rock 'n' Roll Faux Pas Moments, perp-ed by yours truly... Here's the story...

HUGE Honor For Sex Pistols Frontman

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment

July 18 (Reuters) - Johnny Rotten may not like it but he is starting to become Johnny Icon. The 57-year-old former frontman of the ana...

Sex Pistols Ushered In Punk Era 37 Years Ago Today

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

It could be said that June 4, 1976, was the day the punk era began, all thanks to an intimate gig put on by The Sex Pistols. The nascent band took...

China Calling: Punk In Beijing (VIDEO) | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts

When the Sex Pistols appeared on the BBC singing "God Save the Queen," China was still in the grips of the Cultural Revolution - most music was banned...

WATCH: 'When A Man Is Talking, Do Not Interrupt'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women

Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon -- also known as Johnny Rotten -- had a pretty "rotten" moment on television this week. During an interview ...

Quand l'ex-Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten revient, PIL fait face

Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret | Posted 10.04.2012 | France
Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret

PUNK - John Lindon (aka Johnny Rotten) en a fini avec les publicités pour le beurre anglais! 20 ans après le dernier album de Public Image Limited, il sort This Is PIL sur son propre label. Enregistré l'année dernière au Studio de Steve Winwood et après une série de concerts au mois de mars, l'ex-Sex Pistols s'offre un jubilé.

Sex Pistols Ink 2012 Record Deal: The Story of John Lydon (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Michael Vazquez

What becomes a legend most? It depends on how accurate the legend is in relation to the person. In the case of John Lydon, you might start with h...

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

One night, to my mild shock, Johnny called me at home, announcing, "Hey, Binky, it's JT Asparagus. ('Who?!') It's me, Johnny! Me and Jerry want to know if you'd like to come down and jam with us."

Confession: I Was Among the Last Journalists to Interview Malcolm McLaren

Andy Pemberton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Pemberton

The way Malcolm talked, the emphasis he placed on ideas, his joy in spectacle, the relish with which he provoked society, was fraught with difficulty. But he was never boring. And how many people can you say that about?

Is Sarah Palin the First Post-Modern Politician?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Palin's vision of politics is so profoundly radical that even performing the duties of office becomes unimportant. The job you sought is no longer the point. It's all about the performance. It's politics as Conceptual Art.

Johnny Rotten: Butter Salesman (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

John Lydon, formerly Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, recently shot a commercial for an English butter company. The end result can be viewed below. ...

John Lydon On Marriage, Losing A Child And Gargling With Brandy

Details | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Q: How long have you been married? A: Nearly 30 years. I never take any commitment lightly, and I certainly don't take my wife lightly. I never did an...

Johnny Rotten Threatens Fans, Forgets Lyrics At Sex Pistols' Comeback Kick-Off

Daily Mail (UK) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Johnny Rotten seems to have lost none of his bad boy rancour during the last 30 years. The Sex Pistols frontman snarled and shrieked his way through ...

Johnny Rotten Labels Police Reunion "Soggy Old Dead Carcasses"

NME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has ripped into a whole host of artists and celebrities this morning (September 20), during a phone interview with Chr...