Mark’s posts on Gender


Tears, Tiaras and Transsexuals (considers the performativity of male cross-dressing)

Kraftwerk (men and machines make music)

Florence + the Machine (dark and dreamy feminity at the Manchester Academy)

The New York Dolls (aging trash metal legends play Liverpool’s O2 Academy)

Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll (Ian Dury biopic 2010)

Heaven 17: Inside Outsiders Playing to Win (30 years after ‘Penthouse and Pavement’)

New Book on Jim Morrison and the FBI…

Without Fathers: John Lennon and Jim Morrison (review of Lennon Naked and When You’re Strange)

Metal on Metal: Notes on the Crash in Popular Culture (Cars, technology and masculinity)

Don Cherry: Canadian Patriot (Canada’s premier hockey commentator)

In memory of Mick Karn (1958-2011) (Japan’s bass player and his artful play with gender)

Marilyn: The Last Sessions (More 4 documentary on Marilyn Monroe’s pyschoanalysis)

New Book on Jim Morrison and the FBI…

Mae West Subverts Rock’n’Roll (Mae West’s later albums)

Still in her Prime – Joan Collins at 80 (Joan Collins Live show)

Haunting Melodies: Bryan Ferry at the Lowry, October 26, 2013