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TRAINSPOTTING (1996)

Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 1 hour 34 minutes

MPAA Rating: R for Graphic Heroin Use and Resulting Depravity, Strong Language, Sex, Nudity, and some Violence… 722 more words

Drama

freedom on the radio

Last week was a really good professional week for me. Our Freedom to Read Week show went really well. Jason did this interview with Irvine Welsh (one of his favourite authors) and it went really well. 136 more words

Library

librarians on the radio with irvine welsh promo blurb

Happy Freedom to Read Week (FTRW) all y’all.

To celebrate intellectual freedom, on the next episode of Librarians on the Radio, librarian Jason Kuffler is going to be interviewing Irvine Welsh (of Trainspotting fame) about the writer’s experience of censorship (and he’ll talk about his new book, because, you know, capitalism). 176 more words

Library

Irvine Welsh, Jon S. Baird Reteam To Adapt Walter Scott's 'Ivanhoe'

EXCLUSIVE- Iconoclastic Scottish writer Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) and director Jon S. Baird (Filth) are re-teaming for a bold new adaptation of the classic Walter Scott adventure tale… 333 more words

News

C'mon Filthy Lady Take My Hand!

Tired of drifting of searching, shifting
from town to town
Every time I slip and slide
a little further down
I can’t blame you if you won’t take me back… 150 more words

Life

Irvine Welsh's 'Filth' inspiration was a council employee

Irvine Welsh has revealed that an Edinburgh City Council employee was the inspiration for his controversial book Filth.

Quizzed about the thought-process behind his 1998 book, which was adapted into a film in 2013 by Jon S. 108 more words

Books

Review: The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

Irvine Welsh

Longtime fans will not instantly recognize the author in this new work. Rather than the gray-skied schemes of… 243 more words

Books