January 2013

Al Dente: Birth… of the CAKIE

I’ve had to write a lot of new writer bios recently, which is both weird and very nice. It’s weird because for years I thought those were written by the editors of the publication/website/podcast/youtube channel/dog/piece of driftwood your work was appearing on. But no, turns out you have to write your own which is, essentially, […]

Al Dente: Birth… of the CAKIE

Review: Utopia Episode 2

Traditionally, and I speak as someone who rode The X Files train all the way to the end, conspiracy shows tend to be ever shrinking rabbits pulled from ever more  grandiose hats. You either constantly spin things out, to positively Scooby Dooian proportions, meander an info dump into tie in media (The X Files principle

Review: Utopia Episode 2

Al Dente: Chicken Dim Sum

The most expensive meal I’ve ever eaten was Dim Sum. It was at Harrod’s, in London, in December 2011. Marguerite and I went there because when you go to London for the first time, Harrod’s is a pretty good idea and like so many other people, we fell victim to the building’s insidious design. You

Al Dente: Chicken Dim Sum

KickStarter: Ehdrigohr

I have a slightly complicated relationship with roleplaying games, or at least the most popular ones in the field. I know, I know, it’s a classic hipster line ‘Oh you like that? EVERYONE likes that’, but I’ve never, ever connected with Dungeons and Dragons in any of its forms, and the closest thing the industry

KickStarter: Ehdrigohr

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