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Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran began her career as a journalist for Melody Maker at the age of 16. She is the author of the bestselling How To Be A Woman. She is a broadcaster, TV critic and columnist at The Times, where she writes three columns a week: one for the Saturday Magazine, a TV review column, and the satirical Friday column "Celebrity Watch". She is married to RBP contributor Peter Paphides, with whom she has two daughters.

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Baby Bird: Ugly Beautiful

Review by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, October 1996

The first Baby Bird-as-a-band album is hideously lovely... ...

Jeff Buckley: Orgasm Addict

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, May 1995

"There is no name yet for the places he or his voice can't go..." They said that about Sixties archangel Tim Buckley and they're saying ...

Chumbawamba: 69 Club, Wolverhampton

Live Review by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, February 1992

CHUMBAWAMBA leap on stage and say "We're Chumbawamba and we're from Leeds". ...

Curve: Present Intense

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, September 1993

Curve's new album, Cuckoo is a blood-curdling riot of pain and paranoia. So, it would seem, are Curve's lives. As CAITLIN MORAN finds out when ...

EMF: In Knob We Trust

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, February 1995

These Animal Men, eat your heart out! Beatbox popsters EMF were Number One in America when their average age was 20, they were on the ...

Faith No More: King For A Day… Fool For A Lifetime (Slash)

Review by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, March 1995

Faith No More apparently expect us to take their funk-metal Queen-isms seriously. Not CAITLIN MORAN. When the shit hits the fan, they just make her ...

Courtney Love, Hole, Nirvana: Courtney Love: In A Hole

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, February 1994

Hole are, to all intents and purposes, Courtney Love. And Courtney Love is a one-woman spite factory, spewing out bile and savaging anyone who dares ...

Kenickie: Kamikaze! Karaoke! Kenickie!

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, November 1996

KENICKIE may barnstorm through life like kamikaze karaoke kids, but there's sadness in their madness ...

Kylie Minogue: Kylie Minogue (Deconstruction)

Review by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, October 1994

WHY HAS THIS perspex bubble, this one-way mirror, this empty shop window, this unfilled gilt frame, this unformed lust, this shapeless beauty, this Kylie, become ...

Kylie Minogue: The Think Tank

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Select, April 1998

She's never tempted by Chicken Tonight, is haunted by Michael Hutchence, her bum isn't too small and she thinks 10am is too early to talk ...

Marilyn Manson: Hello. I am the Antichrist…

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Select, June 1997

Welcome to the demonic, human-bone smokin' domain of Marilyn Manson — a realm of serial killers, outré drugs and Top Five albums that has America ...

Menswear: Mod-U-Like

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, February 1995

"THE THING IS, we won't let anyone down." ...

Menswear: The New Squad Of New Mod

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, November 1994

IT HAS BEEN DECIDED, already, that Menswear are going to be famous. All the stars (well, Shampoo and Pulp) turned up for their debut gig ...

Radiohead: Head Cases

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, June 1995

Radiohead's The Bends is one of the albums of the year. We already know this. We also know that Thom Yorke is the next richeykurt ...

Shampoo: Sheer Tart Attack

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, October 1994

Hey, everyone, meet SHAMPOO! They've had three debut singles! The last one sold over 150,000 copies! They're not lesbians! They talk in their own secret ...

Therapy?: Penetration Terrorists

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, July 1995

THERAPY? ALMOST lost their minds back there, OD'ing on women and drugs. So they changed – no more cartoon punk behaviour for them. Instead, as ...

Robbie Williams: "I am not a pie eater!"

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Select, May 1997

...well, you must like your chips, then. Robbie Williams has seen better times. The post-That fallout began at Glasto '95 and spiralled into an 18-month ...

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MTV OD

Report by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, December 1994

The MTV European Music Awards happened last week. You might have seen them on the telly. Lots and lots of famous stars winning prizes for ...

Ye Revenge Of Ye Mobbe

Overview by Caitlin Moran, Word, The, December 2004

For centuries celebrities have loomed large in our pub-time fairytales. Now electronic media has made our thirst for gossip insatiable. Well at least that's what ...

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