"...The Smiths put out 'Shoplifters Of The World Unite' in these plastic carrier bags that said "shoplifter" on it as a stylistic joke against HMV, really, but that ended up putting that record in the red, and there was quite a few things that happened like that..."
...I would love a readership of Morrissey fans- so far I've mostly reached the transgender community. However, more than anything else, the book is about a boy's love for Morrissey and his life's work. I think it would appeal to many people who love him as well.
‘All writers are born in the wrong body, but it happens to be the reader’s good fortune that Elliott DeLine was literally born in the wrong body – even if he would never use a tacky tranny cliché like that. Refuse is a stunning debut “novoir” about an over-observant young outsider with really great hair who is outside everything – including the transgender community – but keeps a great deal bottled up inside. Funny, cynical, tough, vulnerable, honest, deluded, sagacious, self-loving and self-loathing, Refuse is irresistible.’ -Mark Simpson, author...
Calling all handsome devils & unruly girls who will not settle down! Join scores of sweet and tender hooligans as headmaster DJ Ceremony spins an all-night Smiths & Morrissey tribute set including classics, deep cuts, rarities, and new releases (’cause I really do love them; does that sound mad?). Also featuring Northern Songs, Britpop, & Manchester. 21 & up.
• Special guest Moz-themed go-go by the beautiful Runaround Sue: 11:30+
• Smiths/Morrissey-themed cocktail menu.
Thursday, April 21st, 2011 — 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Venue: Gallery Bar (lower level) — 120 Orchard Street (just above Delancey)
New York City
Icons³ the Morrissey edition
"Panic on the streets of Ghent"
Gigolos in Retirement
& special guests: Hindu Radio Dj's (Hindu Nights) & Peter Daeninck (Lokerse Feesten)
Playlist: The Smiths & Morrissey / 'under the influence': Velvet Underground & Nico, Buzzcocks, David Bowie, Elvis, Brigitte Bardot, Ramones, Sandie Shaw, T-Rex, New York Dolls, Interpol, Magazine, Patti Smith, Echobelly, Billy Bragg, Gene, The Libertines, Glasvegas, Sparks, The Thrills, Franz Ferdinand, Belle and Sebastian, Suede, Killers, Oasis, James, The Drums, The National, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, ...
Update Apr. 14, 2011, 9:25 AM PT. Note from Ents24:
Ents24 aren't the only suppliers of tickets for that event, so telling fans to send all tickets back to one location is erroneous. The best move for those affected is to check which company provided them the tickets in the first place and return the tickets to them.
EMAIL FROM ENTS24
We've been informed that due to unavoidable scheduling issues
MORRISSEY at Grimsby Auditorium,
Grimsby 24/06/2011 has changed date.
The event will now take place on TUESDAY 28/06/2011. The tickets will
remain valid for the new date or if you prefer, face value refunds are
available if the tickets are returned to us. All refunds will need to be
claimed and tickets received no later than 10 days before the show.
Please return tickets to Ents24, 4th Floor, Norfolk House,
47 Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham NG1 2AB, with a copy of this E-mail.
Please note that refunds...
Reminder: interview to air today, Apr. 20 at 7:15PM BBC Radio 4. Post your reports in the comments section below.
According to the Radio listings in next week's Radio Times (16-22 April 2011) it says :
'John Wilson interviews iconic singer/songwriter and former Smiths frontman Morrissey'.
This is due to be broadcast @ 7.15pm-BBC Radio 4-Wednesday 20/04/2011.
Cannot see anything on the FrontRow website yet. Hopefully this is the first of a few media appearances. Thought the Front Row interview of 2009 was excellent.
Kewpie sends the link to the confirmation on the Radio Times site. Update: Apr. 20, 2011, 8:30 AM PT:
An anonymous person posted the Radio 4 site update with photo: