Karl Whitney

Essays and Journalism

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2013

  • Autumn 2013 - The Dublin Review - 'Down the drain' (print only)
  • 2012

  • 30 March 2012 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Writers' Rooms, Rewritten' [Review of Brian Dillon's I Am Sitting in a Room] - (here)
  • Autumn 2012 - The Dublin Review - 'The hidden waters of the Liberties' (print only)
  • 27 January 2012 - The Irish Times - 'The plaque that rose from the dead' [On the Bram Stoker plaque, Kildare Street, Dublin] (here)
  • 17 January 2012 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Finding Alfred Jarry' [Review of Alastair Brotchie's Alfred Jarry: A Pataphysical Life] (here)
  • 2011

  • 25 November 2011 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Cuckoldry, Bankruptcy and Utopia' [Review of Charles Fourier's The Hierarchies of Cuckoldry and Bankruptcy] (here)
  • 27 October 2011 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Writing a New Realism' [Interview with John Holten, author of The Readymades] (here)
  • October 2011 - The White Review (issue three) - 'This is not the place: Perec, the Situationists and Belleville' [essay about Paris] (here [excerpt])
  • 15 September 2011 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Under the paving stones, the myth' [Review of McKenzie Wark's The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International] (here)
  • 11 July 2011 - 3:AM Magazine - 'On Talking, and Not Talking' [Review of Gay Talese's Frank Sinatra Has a Cold and Other Essays] (here)
  • 21 June 2011 - Some Blind Alleys - 'Open space: walking the boundaries of Tallaght' [Essay] (here)
  • 6 April 2011 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Radical Response or Republican Nostalgia?' [Review of Stephane Hessel's Time for Outrage!] (here)
  • 18 March 2011 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Writing the Margins' [Review of Paul Farley and Michael Simmonds Roberts's Edgelands] (here)
  • 2010

  • 17 November 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'What happens when nothing happens?' [Review of Georges Perec's Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris] (here)
  • 18 October 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Finding the Killer Scene' [Review of Daniel Morris's Thrillkillville] (here)
  • 27 September 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Alexei Sayle: Stand-up Communist' [Review of Alexei Sayle's Stalin Ate My Homework] (here)
  • 16 August 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'A History of French Cinema, from Yellow to Red' [Review of Emilie Bickerton's A Short History of Cahiers du Cinema] (here)
  • 27 July 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'A Shout in the Street' [Review of Jon Cotner and Andy Fitch's Ten Walks/Two Talks] (here)
  • 19 July 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Same as it ever was: Newark in the 1960s' [Review of Ronald Porambo's No Cause For Indictment] (here)
  • 28 June 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 3:AM Cult Hero: Georges Perec (here)
  • 19 June 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Tell me another one' [Review of Christian Salmon's Storytelling] (here)
  • 28 May 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Breathing Parisian Air' [Review of Eric Hazan's The Invention of Paris] (here)
  • 23 April 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Radical Muckraking, Black Power, and the End of the Sixties' [Review of Peter Richardson's A Bomb in Every Issue] (here)
  • 8 April 2010 - The Guardian - 'Bram Stoker and Ireland's Ghost Estates' (here)
  • 19 March 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Eric Hazan: Scaling the Walls of Paris' [Interview with Eric Hazan] (here)
  • 9 March 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Retrograde Utopianism, Or a Lost Future?' [Review of Tom McDonough's The Situationists and the City] (here)
  • 7 February 2010 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Myth of the Open Road Closes Doors' [Review of Joe Moran's On Roads] (here)
  • 2 January 2010 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 2009

  • 12 October 2009 - 3:AM Magazine - 'A Pitch-Black, Elemental Tale' [Review of Heidi James's Carbon] (here)
  • 31 August 2009 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Blaming the Wrong Decade?' [Review of Jenny Diski's The Sixties] (here)
  • 7 August 2009 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Other Sides of the Event' [Review of Adam Braver's Nov 22, 1963] (here)
  • 29 July 2009 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 3 July 2009 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Walking the city's contradictions' [Review of Michael Sorkin's Twenty Minutes in Manhattan] (here)
  • 15 June 2009 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 4 June 2009 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Building a Better Life?' [Review of Owen Hatherley's Militant Modernism] (here)
  • 3 May 2009 - 3:AM Magazine - 'Like Diluting an Essence' [Interview with Nick Kent] (here)
  • 3 April 2009 - The Belfast Telegraph - Profile of David Byrne [Talking Heads] (here)
  • 2008

  • 18 November 2008 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 16 August 2008 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 20 June 2008 - The Belfast Telegraph - Interview with Stewart Copeland [The Police] (here)
  • 12 May 2008 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 25 April 2008 - The Belfast Telegraph - Profile of Bjork (here)
  • 29 February 2008 - The Belfast Telegraph - Interview with Joy Division/New Order bassist Peter Hook (here)
  • 2007

  • 27 December 2007 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 27 August 2007 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 30 June 2007 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • 29 June 2007 - The Belfast Telegraph - Article about Live Earth Concerts (here)
  • 1 June 2007 - The Belfast Telegraph - Profile of Girls Aloud (here)
  • 5 May 2007 - Muse.ie - Interview with the Lemonheads' Evan Dando (here)
  • 4 May 2007 - The Belfast Telegraph - Profile of the Lemonheads' Evan Dando (here)
  • 3 April 2007 - The Irish Times - An Irishman's Diary (here)
  • April 2007 - Interview with Nick Kent (here)
  • 20 February 2007 - The Irish Times - Interview with Mike Davis (here)
  • 20 February 2007 - Trinity News - Article on Student Protest and the New SDS (here)
  • 2001

  • Dandy Warhols Interview (here)
  • 2000

  • 8 February 2000 - The Guardian - 'How nice to be like my friend Jamie' - Diary (here)
  • 11 January 2000 - The Guardian - Rather Noughty (here)
  • 1999

  • 9 November 1999 - The Guardian - 'I aim to shoot milk out of my nose' - Diary (here)
  • 21 September 1999 - The Guardian - 'Don't lecture. I like watching paint dry' - Diary (here)
  • 20 July 1999 - The Guardian - 'Fresh liaisons over a long not so hot summer' - Diary (here)
  • 1 June 1999 - The Guardian - Facts not required (here)
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