PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: PAUL HEATLEY

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SONGS

 

Strange Religion – Mark Lanegan

 

Sounds Of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel

 

Better Than You – Swans

 

Shook Ones Part II – Mobb Deep

 

Human Fly – The Cramps

 

The Days Of Swine And Roses – My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

 

Bring Da Ruckus – Wu Tang Clan

 

Sex Beat – The Gun Club

 

Discipline – Throbbing Gristle

 

Bring Me The Head Of Yukio Mishima – Snivelling Shits

 

Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

 

Smokestack Lightnin – Howlin Wolf

 

Straight To You – Nick Cave

 

Beware – Death Grips

 

Blue Thunder – Galaxie 500

 

Ain’t No Fun To Me – Al Green

 

Mongoloid – Devo

 

Come On Feel The Illinoise – Sufjan Stevens

 

TELEVISON

 

The Wire

 

Breaking Bad

 

Brooklyn 99

 

The Punisher

 

Lost

 

Twin Peaks

 

The Sopranos

 

Atlanta

 

Carnivale

 

Les Revenants

 

BOOKS

 

The Clown – Heinrich Boll

 

Black Dahlia – James Ellroy

 

A Rage In Harlem – Chester Himes

 

Savage Night – Jim Thompson

 

Go Tell It On The Mountain – James Baldwin

 

Blonde – Joyce Carol Oates

 

IT – Stephen King

 

White Teeth – Zadie Smith

 

The Cartel – Don Winslow

 

Kavalier and Clay – Michael Chabon

 

Last Exit To Brooklyn – Hubert Selby Jr

 

A Scanner Darkly – Philip K Dick

 

The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea – Yukio Mishima

 

Lost Weekend – Charles Jackson

 

Wise Blood – Flannery O’Connor

 

East Of Eden – John Steinbeck

 

FILMS

 

Taxi Driver

 

Rocky

 

Get Carter

 

Apocalypse Now

 

Blue Velvet

 

Zulu

 

Kill List

 

Stormy Monday

 

Heat

 

Boyz In The Hood

 

Mo Better Blues

 

La Haine

 

Some Like It Hot

 

Seven Samurai

 

East Of Eden

 

The Holy Mountain

 

PLACES

 

Newcastle Upon Tyne

 

Edinburgh

 

Gateshead

 

Alnwick

 

Amble

 

Hadston

paul heatleyBio: Paul Heatley is the author of The Motel Whore & Other Stories, the Eye For An Eye series, Guns, Drugs, And Dogs, Fatboy, Christmas Stockings, and the forthcoming Guillotine and Bad Bastards, as well as over fifty short stories online and in print.

He lives in the north east of England.