- 16 Jul 18
He doesn’t always stay on topic, but with tales to tell about Engelbert Humperdinck, Big Tom, Eurovision, The Pope, PiL, the NRA and the Sex Pistols, John Lydon is one of the all-time great interviewees. Trying to get a word in edgeways: Stuart Clark.
Interviewing John Lydon is a bit like the journalistic equivalent of herding cats.
The ex-Pistol is brilliant at answering questions, but not necessarily the one you’ve just asked him.
“John, do you like turnips?” “Yeah, Stuart, cucumbers are amazing.” We don’t actually get around to talking about his predisposition towards various vegetables today, but you get my drift.