Ned Beauman's journalism, 2005-2009

 

So here's five years of journalism, which began at Fact magazine (when it still had a print edition) and ended at Dazed & Confused. I am no longer going to update this archive - I might start a new one for the new decade, but either way I put almost everything on my blog. Many of the links below don't work any more, and I doubt I will ever get round to fixing them.

 

from the Guardian
interview with Tiny Masters of Today

feature on Wyatting

interview with The Wrens

review of The Shield, excerpted from this blog post

 

from the Financial Times
collected book reviews

 

from Guardian.co.uk
comment piece on military recruitment

comment piece on cat parasites

comment piece on cannabis and politicians

comment piece on privacy and teenagers

comment piece on Christmas shopping

comment piece on internet piracy

comment piece on video games and foreign languages

comics column #1: sexism and superheroes

comics column #2: crime comics

comics column #3: new manga

comics column #4: terrorism and the Iraq War

comics column #5: Adrian Tomine

comics column #6: comics as serials

comics column #7: awkward 1940s superheroes

comics column #8: nouvelle manga

comics column #9: best comics sites

comics column #10: silent comics

comment piece on waste-related fiction

comment piece on graffiti

comment piece on superhero comics

comment piece on Spider-Man

comment piece on The Punisher

comment piece on Batman

comment piece on Marvel and Disney

comment piece on the Observer Graphic Short Story Prize

comment piece on George Orwell

comment piece on terrorism in science fiction

comment piece on clockpunk

comment piece on manga

comment piece on repackaged classic fiction

comment piece on detective novels

another comment piece on detective novels

comment piece on Dan Brown

comment piece on graphic novel adaptations of prose fiction

comment piece on Bret Easton Ellis

comment piece on Tom Cruise

comment piece on Forest Whitaker

comment piece on Tommy Westphall

comment piece on rape-revenge films

comment piece on slasher films

comment piece on zombie films

comment piece on Sylvia Plath

comment piece on video shops

comment piece on classical music compilations

comment piece on bands wearing masks

comment piece on violence and grime

comment piece on rave wars

comment piece on The Gossip

comment piece on MP3 download shops

comment piece on album charts

comment piece on video games and painting

 

from Dazed & Confused

interview with Atlas Sound

interview with Alan Moore

interview with Grant Morrison

feature on AVATAR

feature on graphs

interview with Tibet

comment piece on modern masculinity

comment piece on Dubai

comment piece on virtual worlds

feature on The Fragmented Orchestra

feature on the Maya Muon Project

report on Zaha Hadid's Chanel Pavilion

interview with Clancy Martin

interview with Wells Tower

interview with Nathaniel Rich

interview with Drew Gummerson

interview with Greg Sadowski

profile of John DeLorean

comment piece on Web 2.0

feature on Current TV

feature on superhero costumes

interview with Thomas Turgoose

interview with Jemaine Clement

interview with the Landjugend

several website profiles, including a Q&A with last.fm's Martin Stiksel

interview with Thomas Thwaites

interview with Filip Dujardin

interview with Supakitch

interview with Hilary Berseth

feature on UbuWeb

interview with James Hyman

feature on No Pain in Pop

interview with Pens

an earlier interview with Atlas Sound

interview with Othello Woolf

interview with Warpaint

interview with Jeremy Jay

interview with Danimal Kingdom

interview with Errors

interview with DJ Raedawn

interview with Christopher D Ashley

interview with Bless Beats

interview with Prince William

interview with Zombie Zombie

interview with Donovan

interview with The Death Set

interview with Planningtorock

interview with Felix Thorn

interview with DJ Mehdi

interview with Team Shadetek

interview with A1 Bassline

interview with Psychic Ills

interview with The Do

interview with Zomby

collected book reviews

 

from Dazed Digital

interview with James Wood

interview with White Williams

interview with Adrian Utley of Portishead

interview with LL Cool J

interview with Hank Shocklee

interview with Daniel Monk

interview with Arthur Molella

interview with Tim Tzouliadis

interview with Paul Fisher

interview with Katie Roiphe

interview with Yacht

review of Four Corners at the Troubadour Gallery

review of Psycho Buildings at the Hayward

interview with James Lucas Jones of Oni Press

interview with Efterklang

interview with Dan Kennedy

interview with Christopher Willits

interview with John Matthias

interview with Gang Gang Dance

interview with David Rothkopf

interview with Ryan McClelland

interview with Encyclopedia Pictura

interview with Dan Ariely

interview with David Briggs

interview with Cats in Paris

 

miscellaneous
feature on dubstep versus techno from DJ

interview with The Knife from AnOther

feature on a Velvet Underground book from AnOther 

interview with Sheldon Wolin from AnOtherMan

interview with Pierre Bastien from AnOtherMan

interview with Paul Simonon from AnOtherMan

interview with Ratatat from AnOtherMan

interview with Will Lemon from AnOtherMan

review of Your Name Here by Helen DeWitt from Frieze.com

review of Cocaine Cowboys from channel4.com/film

recipe for risotto from Hustle, London!

essay on foxes from Meat

collected film reviews from SFX

collected comics reviews from SFX

collected book reviews from SFX

interview with Distance from Dummy

interview with Willy Mason from Dummy

collected album reviews from Dummy

collected DVD reviews from Hotdog

feature on drum'n'bass from Fact

interview with Digitalism from Fact

interview with Justice from Fact

interview with White Rose Movement from Fact

interview with Shychild from Fact

interview with Bedtime For Toys from Fact

interview with The Cinematic Orchestra from Swell

interview with Metric from Clash

review of DMZ from Notion

interview with Tania Lee from ATM

feature on small drum'n'bass labels from ATM

feature on CDR folk from Stylus

feature on the Prisoner fan community from Scrap