Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Urban, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

 
Bookmark and Share
Text:AAA
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times (5 February 2010)

“Oh, no. No. No. This cannot be. They’re tearing down 22 Jermyn Street in London. The whole block is going. Bates’ Hat Shop, Trumper’s the Barber, Getti the Italian restaurant, the Jermyn Street Theater, Sergio’s Cafe, the lot. Jermyn Street was my street in London. My neighborhood.


There, on a corner near the Lower Regent Street end, I found a time capsule within which the eccentricity and charm of an earlier time was still preserved. It was called the Eyrie Mansion. When I stayed there I considered myself to be living there. I always wanted to live in London, and this was the closest I ever got.”


Latest in European Studies

The Duchess of Cambridge and the Rise of the Sloane Ranger
— Harry Mount (The Telegraph, 9 January 2012)
All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books
— TIME (TIME, 2011)
The UK Riots: The Psychology of Looting
— Zoe Williams (The Guardian, 9 August 2011)
Why Don't We Love Our Intellectuals?
— John Naughton (The Observer, 8 May 2011)
Oh, Britannia, How You Have Changed
— Andrew Sullivan (The Sunday Times, 24 July 2011)
How British Social History Is Written Through Our Cookbooks
— Felicity Cloake (New Statesman, 27 June 2011)
Heroes of the KGB: The Communist Bloc's Spy Films
— Alex von Tunzelmann (The Guardian, 5 May 2011)
Lithuania's Soviet Nostalgia: Back in the USSR
— Dan Hancox (The Guardian, 1 May 2011)
Germany's New Boom: Making Money by Making Stuff
— Larry Elliott (The Guardian, 14 March 2011)
Reggae: The Sound That Revolutionised Britain
— Neil Spencer (The Observer, 30 January 2011)

Latest in Geographies

The Duchess of Cambridge and the Rise of the Sloane Ranger
— Harry Mount (The Telegraph, 9 January 2012)
Ty Cobb As Detroit
— Anna Clark (Grantland, 22 July 2011)
Will White People Go to the National Black Museum?
— Natalie Hopkinson (The Root, 20 May 2011)
A History of the Hollywood Sign
— Leo Braudy (Slate, 17 March 2011)
The Changing Geography of Pop Music
— Richard Florida (The Atlantic, 17 February 2011)
New Urbanism for the Apocalypse
— Greg Lindsay (Fast Company, 24 May 2010)
Ghosts of New York
— John Freeman Gill (The Atlantic, June 2010)
Notes From the Frontier of New Orleans
— Woodlief Thomas (In These Times, 14 April 2010)
The Bauhaus: Why We're Still Fascinated by It (slide show)
— Witold Rybczynski (Slate, 10 March 2010)
Streets of London: The City's Shifting Soundtrack
— Bob Stanley (The Guardian, 9 March 2010)
Comments
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.