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The night Bob Dylan met Brendan Behan

The news Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature brought to mind the night the great man tried to meet the Irish playwright Brendan Behan. 575 more words

Roister And Sup

A man’s ambition must indeed be small
To write his name upon a shithouse wall
But before I die I’ll add my regal scrawl
To show the world I’m left with sweet fuck all … 782 more words

Record Collecting

Quotes • Joan Littlewood | Rogues & Vagabonds

FROM THE ARCHIVE 15th February 2013

‘With her gap-toothed grin and deep-set eyes, croaky-voiced and always with some sort of cap or bobble hat on her head, she resembled a cross between a Tartar warrior and a Cockney char.̵… 20 more words


the trembling voyage

Humans are complex beings. In this article, K. V. Turley LCWC describes how a rebel met a holy priest. Brendan Behan: Rebel, Writer, Penitent at… 91 more words


It’s not that the Irish are cynical. It’s rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody. – Brendan Behan http://ift.tt/1sVpvWv

Brendan Behan