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The Skinny

by Nick Holloway

Lord knows why - an experiment to see how low an internet addict can go before hitting bottom, perhaps - but the good folk at Mercy have seen fit to unleash me on the blogosphere. I’m putting it down to the face. Trustworthy, no?If you’re not too familiar with Mercy, a quick recap is probably in order. Starting life as a zine in 2002, we’re better known nowadays for the gigs, exhibitions and live literature.. More

Contributors past and present

by Nick Holloway

Tim Clare is a writer, stand-up poet and musician. We Can’t All Be Astronauts, his autobiographical book about broken dreams and a last ditch attempt to achieve his childhood ambition, is due out from Ebury Press on June 4. He has written for the Guardian and the Times, and has performed his work on Radio 1 and 2. In 2005 he presented the Channel 4 series How To Get A Book Deal. He is a regular performer.. More