Greatest Hits

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Matthias Connor
Wolfboy Matt
Matt Wolfboy
Matthias Wolfboy Connor
Matthias ‘Wolfboy’ Connor
Matthias Connor aka Wolfboy
Matthias Connor, Wolfboy

is the son of Liam Gallagher and Brigitte Bardot

promises to write a biography of Samuel Smith’s. In the meantime there’s the International John Snow Society

has worked at Camden Underworld

has performed with Gang Gang Dance

was for some years a ‘truly terrible employee’ of a book shop beside London Bridge

sorted people’s underwear by colour in a laundry for a couple of months

dresses in inspirational colourways

was a postman

worked in Sainsbury’s

lived in Palmers Green when he first moved to London to study Media Studies

was haunted by Dermot O’Leary’s face in hospital

has read aloud his short stories in art galleries in London, New York and Los Angeles, sometimes in tears

collected glasses at the Leigh Bowery-sanctioned Bar Industria

was a salesman at 90s punk-revival outfitters Acupuncture, in a cubby-hole squeezed between two Soho strip clubs

was a salesman at sex shop Dreamy Lips

folded t-shirts in a trendy men’s clothing shop

sold trainers in a limited-edition trainer shop

got fired from a trainer shop for selling the limited-edition stock on eBay

writes hilarious descriptions on eBay, the one for a Japanese fashion dressing gown being particularly memorable

lasted a day at Diesel, his worst job

djs, soul music especially

sold all his clothes and records a couple of years ago, with no regrets

goes skating in a beige Uniqlo sweater

had to Google it

is a nanny

has interviewed Roky Erickson over the telephone. Roky put the phone down on him or it was a bad line

interviewed riot grrrl band Skinned Teen for porn mag Club International Magazine

until recently was kitchen staff in a restaurant

considers himself very lucky

used to live off a can of Coke, a roll up and a custard donut

has been known to spend five hours cooking Macaroni Cheese

has put the hours in to earning the dole

has been a hunt saboteur by accident

has worked in a women’s shelter in Los Angeles

publishes short stories on his own Poppy Books imprint

sells them at the Anarchist Bookfair, on a stall shared with a member of Crass

wrote the fanzine This Is Buxton Not LA

feels like a Londoner

will cycle anywhere

spent last Wednesday walking around the chicken and chip shops of Leytonstone

learnt everything from skateboard magazines and records

is in training to be a nurse

Greatest Hits is available now.

~ Miranda Clow
ARC Magazine