Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami Director: Sophie Fiennes Umbrella Entertainment As with her recent/ish memoir (a mostly great read) here Grace Jones is self-mythologising. And rightly. Wisely. More than fair enough. She’s singular – her impact felt across fashion and music and (to a lesser degree) both the big and small screen. She’s a visual […]
We’re Going To Need More Wine: Stories Gabrielle Union Dey Street Books A memoir – in stories, We’re Going To Need More Wine is candid, well written. It’s both funny and heart-breaking. You know Gabrielle Union from so many movies and TV shows – but she was the ugly duckling at school, or so she […]
Welcome to episode 73 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with model, actor and author Janna Lapidus Leblanc. She was the former fiancée of Stevie Ray Vaughan and has recently written and released a book of photos from their time together.
I’ll Never Write My Memoirs Grace Jones with Paul Morley Gallery Books On the one hand Grace Jones’ memoir (the title taken from one of her songs – but also hinting at her wilful way with disobedience and contradiction) is rather annoying, a bit of a bore, a bit too full of itself; too sure […]