Paul St John Mackintosh On Stewart Home’s Proletarian Post-Modernism Spoken Word Album

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“I can’t find a single thing to fault in Home’s analysis (emphasis on the anal there, guys), of Martin Amis, Will Self, and much of the supposed New Lad Chic writing of a generation of British writers now well into their later years. “They were backward, stupid, reactionary and posh. The only reason they’re hogging the field is that they all went to the same public schools and university colleges as the people in publishing. But their writing is completely boring and virtually unreadable. Amis is just a right-wing twit, more interested in his teeth than anything else.”

Stewart Home still looks infinitely better than these withering hothouse growths. His promo video for Proletarian Post-Modernism consists basically of a fetish scene with porn star Gina Snake. His tribute to the cult of Diana the Blessed Martyr, 69 Things to Do with a Dead Princess, is published by top Scottish literary house Canongate Books. He does both art and literature “but I’ve had bigger arts prizes than I have literary ones.” What more do you need to know? Isn’t that edgy and stimulating the way that writing is supposed to be?”

Read the full blog post here!

Above Stewart Home selfie in a pair of Hypnotic Action Glasses.

Huw Nesbitt Talks To Stewart Home About Proletarian Post-Modernism & Other Things!

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Stewart Home is a novelist, poet and artist from South London. Since 1988 he has published 32 works of fiction and non-fiction, covering subjects as varied as 20th century Marxism, skinhead culture, continental philosophy and the meaning of sex and death under capitalism.

Existing at the fringes of the mainstream literary world, his novels read like a collision of Jonathan Swift, William Burroughs and Jean-Luc Godard. In 69 Things to Do with a Dead Princess (2002), a suicidal man moves to Aberdeen and investigates a conspiracy theory claiming that Princess Diana’s corpse was dragged around Scottish stone circles until it fell apart; in Down & Out in Shoreditch Hoxton, prostitutes make startling pyscho-geographical discoveries; and in his most recent, Mandy, Charlie & Mary-Jane (2013), he subverts the campus-genre novel and populates it with zombies.

His long writing career hasn’t earned him a place in the literary establishment, but it’s unlikely that he cares. After the publisher of Down & Out went bust, Stewart went on tour, shredding copies and giving readings of the book, one of which is on a new spoken word record, Proletarian Postmodernism. He’s also known as an artist, winning the prestigious Paul Hamlyn Award for visual art last year.

I gave him a call to speak to him about his career and the world.” Read the full piece here!

Above: Stewart Home attempts to get inside his laptop. Photo by Stewart Home’s laptop.

Promo Video 2 For Stewart Home Album Proletarian Post-Modernism

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Stewart Home’s new album Proletarian Post-Modernism made Gina Snake piss herself – it’s so funny that you’ll wet yourself too once you order your copy here: http://www.testcentre.org.uk/test-pressings.html

Now you’ve watched a hot girl urinate support the artist behind this video by buying his record, and maybe even some of his books too! And while you’re at it don’t forget to check out some of the other videos on his YouTube channel – you might like the promo videos for the novels No Pity and Red London, as well as the prank calls to prostitutes there under the titles Sex Talk With A Hooker and Atomic Sex! And of course if you dug our female desperation video for Proletarian Post-Modernism, you’ll absolutely love the related promo Navel Torture With Porn Star Gina Snake!

But you can’t watch this video on YouTube anymore, Google banned it! Stewart Home says on his Vimeo channel where you can now see it: “This is my third video to be banned by YouTube, I’m putting all of these on Vimeo so that we can see the shape of YouTube/Google censorship, and the view when you look at all three of my banned videos is pretty ridiculous. Like the previous two bans, this one was rejected as ‘content inapprorpriate’ mostly due to American moralism I guess. This video was made with the intention of putting it on YouTube because as I understood their rules it stayed within them… but of course Google seem to like blocking this type of video if it is picking up hits quickly as this was, since they don’t fit the corporatisation of the world agenda to which this reactionary internet giant subscribes. I would not have placed this video on Vimeo for public consumption had it not been banned by YouTube, but since I’m documenting my YouTube bans here this needs to be added. The video was uploaded to YouTube on 8 January 2014 and pulled on 18 January 2014.”

Additionally WordPress have banned several Stewart Home blogs including his “Stewart Home Nude” project which has been reposted to LiveJournal with new additions once Home had reposted all the original material. Catch that here: http://stewarthome.livejournal.com/

Promo Video 2 For Stewart Home Album Proletarian Post-Modernism Banned By YouTube!

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You may have noticed YouTube have pulled this video for ‘innappropriate content’ because they obviously don’t understand proletarian humour, let alone proletarian cultural minimalism, and of course they fear proletarian political maximalism. However the video has been reposted elsewhere – see the blog post(s) that follow on from this one! Fortunately Google don’t own the entire internet although much of it is controlled by repressive corporations, so it is high time that we as a class censored the censors!

Stewart Home’s new album Proletarian Post-Modernism made Gina Snake piss herself – it’s so funny that you’ll wet yourself too once you order your copy here: http://www.testcentre.org.uk/test-pre…

Now you’ve watched a hot girl urinate support the artist behind this video by buying his record, and maybe even some of his books too! And while you’re at it don’t forget to check out some of the other videos on his YouTube channel – you might like the promo videos for the novels No Pity and Red London, as well as the prank calls to prostitutes there under the titles Sex Talk With A Hooker and Atomic Sex! And of course if you dug our female desperation video for Proletarian Post-Modernism, you’ll absolutely love the related promo Navel Torture With Porn Star Gina Snake!

Richard Marshall On Stewart Home’s Proletarian Post-Modernism Spoken Word Album

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“Stewart Home’s ecstatic absurdity is an assault on modern culture bringing a Homeric pre-Socratic anti-Platonism to the table on the twin-back fun-ride of the funky German materialism started in the 1850s and the materialist-based Marxism a little later…” Read the full review here!

Above: Stewart Home reciting from his novel Blood Rites of the Bourgeoisie at the Barbican Theatre in London while standing on his head.

Felix L. Petty On Stewart Home’s Proletarian Post-Modernism Spoken Word Album

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“H(om)e’s forged something of an anti-career in merging the sex, violence and cheap thrills of pulp into the non-linear narratives of the Surrealists and the playfulness and politics of the Neoists. A Stewart Home novel is generally not for the faint hearted; replete as they are with sexual perversion, violence, social critique and Marxist philosophy…” Read the full article here.

Above: The girls party away the fag end of 2013 – while in the background Stewart Home, Thurston Moore and Tim Wells, discuss the finer points of sixties soul music. Richard Boon was also present and actively participating in this animated exchange – but he’s obscured by the back of Stewart Home’s head!

Alan Byatt on Stewart Home’s Proletarian Post-Modernism Spoken Word Album

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“Absurd, crude and comical extracts are showcased in typical Stewart Home fashion offering an intelligent analysis and perspective on contemporary culture from one of Britain’s most prolific and controversial literary figures. Known for baffling critics and audiences with his non-narrative books and experimental art, ‘Proletarian Post-Modernism’ is a much more cohesive piece of work, playing like a beginners guide to Stewart Home…” Read the full article here!