7 Slightly Less Publicised Habits of Highly Successful Freelancers
Your guide to the top traits required to survive as a freelance writer! Includes naivity, gullibility, stupidity and wanking for coins down by the docks
Bleeps, neon, fanzines, screeching, keytars, unicorns, cartoon violence and extremely young-looking bespectacled geekboys... hurrah for
Gay Against You!
Gwendoline Riley: the famously 'sourpuss' novelist chats to AMPnet about dead-eyed hipsters, true love, writing methods and her latest novel, Joshua Spassky
DEAR DIARY (1): Could Courtney Love's diaries be the laziest book ever published? We mourn the downward trajectory of an almost-feminist almost-icon
DEAR DIARY (2): Awwww... the online journal was the retarded older cousin of the blog. AMP examines its inevitable demise
DEAR DIARY (3): Novels, narrative, and the 'blog-to-book' phenonomen: a chat with Wendy McClure, author of 'I'm Not The New Me', a blog turned memoir
DEAR DIARY (4): Jesse Belle on overstimulated empathy glands, self-indulgence and the blogging backlash
She disses other girls and probably fucked your boyfriend. So why do we adore KATE JACKSON from the Long Blondes?
FROM THE HEART: We
tits and gender politics with KEVIN BLECHDOM, queen of the confessional
Why I love DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE
"They let me believe, just for a second, that nice boys exist, and that they won't break my heart."
BURPING INDIE BOYS: 'He burps. He laughs. "Better out than in", he says, slapping his gut with glee. But I'm not so sure.' AMP takes boy belchers to task.
FINAL FANTASY: Violins, video games, and a virtuoso nerdfox. AMP meets Toronto's hottest gameboy, Owen Pallett.
LAST FM: The broken-hearted and online have a new weapon in their stalking/ self-torture armoury: Last.fm.
SOVEREIGN on chavs, indie kids, Jentina, those
'wigga' allegations, and the top three club nights in London.
JOURNALISM FROM THE FRINGES OF GIRL CULTURE: OVER THE MOONCUP
friends don't let friends do myspace
'Oh, mama internet, you have granted me so much. Delightful boys, like this one, whose Myspace.com profile I'm viewing now...'
DOTS! (And the PIPETTES). Cute! Feminine!
Unthreatening! Or source of all evil? The investigation starts here.
ARE THEY BITCHES? It's the question everyone asks. But nobody ever got
any answers. Until now...
COOL: Every Saturday he cruises the charity
shops for vintage threads, paperback trash, 1950s soda bottles and
rare goods to sell on eBay. But this chazzing addict is not Joanna
Pinto's boyfriend. It's her Dad. And she's worried.
1-Up Zine Pwns Games Journalism Games
writing - it's rubbish, right? All dullsville boy-babble about polygons
and specs. But fret no more - punk rock video
games journalism is here! We chat to 1-Up MegaZine founder Raina Lee.
Where to find a GAY (as in HOMO) INDIE HIPSTER
DANCE PARTY anywhere in the whole entire world!
East London girl confesses: 'I'm sick of thrifting!' Pretty, fashionable
Jessica Kelman, 29, no longer finds fringed Snoopy t-shirts and Multi-Coloured
Swap Shop annuals from 1983 amusing. 'What's happening to me?' she asks.
PRAISE OF STAGY LADIES
We explore the allure of stagy ladies - women for whom life is one big
in the pink corner... Straight-talking grime MC Shystie, on the importance
of dick size and representing her ladies.
need of a (knitted) cigarette, hand grenade, dishcloth or pair of nipple
tassles? Cast Off can help...
IS PINK AND A5 AND IS THE GREATEST MAGAZINE BEING PUBLISHED TODAY
" I bet lesbians read Butt and feel guilty for being so boring."
GAY JUDD: Why John Bender in John Hughes' The Breakfast Club was a total
flaming homo, by Alice BS Rooney
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