Today’s Great Lives on Radio 4 is a look at the life of the great rock and roll swindler, Malcolm McLaren, who died earlier this year. He was nominated for the programme by me. Here’s the blurb from the BBC website. “‘I’ve been called many things,; McLaren wrote as advance publicity for his one man […]
One person who understood deeply and passionately about making the most of publicity – and who would have livened up the coming election no end if he had cared to participate in the process – was Malcolm McLaren, who died yesterday. A non-conformist who enlivened punk with his arch brand of anarchy and who helped […]
I have been in a reflective state, bordering on shock, since I saw the Johnny Rotten Country Life butter advert. It really has been a long time since 1976, when the punk movement’s anarchy and infamy – and Lydon and the Sex Pistols in particular – caused popular outrage nationwide. Well, obviously the former punk […]
The last 48 hours have been very odd for me, not only because I have the flu, but I’ve been taking calls from Malcolm McLaren from Brisbane, the location for yet another series of “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here”. He’s not a client of mine but a friend asking for advice. Clearly […]
I have just heard from Malcolm Mclaren he told me that he has decided not to join the mayhem in the Australian bush and is heading back to Europe. Perhaps it was the eleventh hour intervention of Ant and Dec that did the damage.
A call from one of my fave scribblers informs me that the list of celebrities to brave the jungle and appear on “I’m a Celebrity: Get Me Out of Here!” have been just released. I have known for some time that both Malcolm Maclaren and Lynne Franks had taken the ITV schilling and decided to […]