From Idler 19, 1997
Joshua Glenn on the writer who freed himself from the cocksucking corporation and learned how to live.
Henry Valentine Miller, born in 1891, grew up in a rough part of Brooklyn, New York. Years later, he …
Eric Cantona, says ROBERT NEWMAN, has always taken on the system and won. Which is what makes him a great idol for our times.
From Idler issue 8, February – March 1995
Eric Cantona once said that for him football …
From Idler 24, Summer 1998
Hutch is alive and well and living in Maida Vale. And he’s got a few things on his mind, as Louis Theroux discovers.
Taken from Idler 24, Summer 1998
I drove to my appointment with …
Paul Bowles: not beat yet
by Marcel Theroux
Taken from Idler issue 3, 1993
Friend of the beatniks, poet, composer, author of The Sheltering Sky: the octogenarian Paul Bowles was still working and still dressing like a gentleman when Marcel …
From Idler 7 December 1994
The French labour activist dreamed of a three hour day for everyone, was thrown in prison for subversion and in 1883 wrote a searing attack on the work ethic called The Right to be Lazy.…