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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With John Reppion (Writer, The Spirits of Place)

By Marty Mulrooney

Spirits of Place John Reppion Interview

Spirits of Place is a new book featuring essays from twelve authors – Alan Moore, Maria J. Pérez Cuervo, Warren Ellis, Gazelle Amber Valentine, Iain Sinclair, Bryndís Björgvinsdóttir, Vajra Chandrasekera, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Kristine Ong Muslim, Mark Pesce, Dr. Joanne Parker, and Damien Williams – that is edited, curated, and introduced by Liverpool author, Fortean essayist and Weird Fiction writer John Reppion. Today, AMO is proud to present an exclusive online interview with John where we discuss this fascinating project and the ideas behind it.

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FILM REVIEW – Route Irish

By Marty Mulrooney


Route Irish is a drama-thriller directed by Ken Loach, starring Mark Womack and stand-up comedian John Bishop. Set almost entirely in Liverpool, the film deals with the lives of private security contractors after they have returned home from the Iraq War. When Fergus (Womack) finds out his best friend Frankie (Bishop) has been killed, he sets out to disprove the official story and reveal the explosive truth.

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COMEDY REVIEW – Rhod Gilbert & The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, 09/01/11

By Marty Mulrooney


After postponing his scheduled show last September, Rhod Gilbert finally made it to Liverpool last night with a quick apology, followed by an even quicker flurry of abuse aimed at the Philharmonic Hall’s management, various members of the audience and a 12-year-old boy who he was convinced was going to ruin his entire act. He ranted and raved like a lunatic, arguing with hecklers and losing his cool more times than I could count. It was a brilliant opening to the show, setting the tone perfectly. Then Rhod explained that he hadn’t even started his routine yet…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Alternative Magazine Online (A Radio Chat With DJ Pete Price)

By Marty Mulrooney


On the 20th August 2009, Alternative Magazine Online owner Martin Mulrooney had the great pleasure of chatting to DJ Pete Price on local radio show City Talk (105.9FM.) His show that evening was all about discussing films past and present, providing a great chance for the website to not only get some free publicity, but for Marty to talk about some of his own cinematic favourites! Continue reading


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