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The Modern Review

Modern Review, The

The Modern Review was a London-based magazine reviewing popular arts and culture, founded by writers Julie Burchill and Cosmo Landesman, then married, and Toby Young, who became the editor. The magazine was published from 1991 to 1995. In 1997 it was relaunched by Julie Burchill, but survived for only 5 issues.


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Guns N' Roses: Axl Rose: The Mussolini Of Mass Culture

Profile by Toby Young, The Modern Review, Summer 1992

FEW THINGS ARE MORE CAPABLE of convincing you that rock 'n' roll is dead than a benefit concert. The spectacle of all those cadaverous rock ...

Michael Jackson: Imitation Of Life

Essay by Ian Penman, The Modern Review, Summer 1993

Michael the archangel listen/Michael don't you see?/If you are on the side of good/Now where does that leave me?Paddy McAloon, 'Michael'When I was 17 I ...

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