Mark My Words

Mark, My Words: my musical predictions for 2019

So, faithful MMW reader, how was your Christmas? As lively as mine, I hope – sequestered with my family in a Suffolk village with...

Mark, My Words: Keith Richards has stopped drinking and I don’t know what’s real anymore

The Teletubbies are a decades-old subliminal plot to brainwash our children into totalitarian subservience. Bear with me. Being a new father, I’ve only recently...

Mark, My Words: more rock please, vicar

I’ll never forget the jazz vicar. Chief hep cat of the Unitarian church in Cambridge, he arrived to oversee the wedding of my friends...

Mark, My Words: rock stars, stop lowering yourselves to mainstream TV humiliation

Not since the Mona Lisa – or maybe the aghast woman in that distracted boyfriend meme – has a single expression said so much....

Mark, My Words: Is Kanye out-Trumping Trump?

As unmissable footage goes, last week's Trump-Kanye summit is up there with Seann Walsh and Katya Jones announcing that their next Strictly dance would...
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