June 2013

Pipe Bomb

(I had a really bad day yesterday so if you’re expecting my usual cheerful banter, then you’re going to be disappointed. Those of you who recognize the reference in the title, and the image of the gentlemen below, will have some idea of the tone of the blog post. Here’s what he had to say. […]

Pipe Bomb

Review: 6 Gun Gorilla Issue 1

Blue-3425 is going to die. He’s okay with it too, because he’s signed on to be a Holehead. The Holeheads are expendable troops fitted with psychic tumours that transmit everything they see back to Earth. In return for this brave action, and, of course, their deaths, any surviving members will receive a large payout. Holeheads

Review: 6 Gun Gorilla Issue 1

Al Dente: How Not To Merchant Ivory Your Mushroom Soup

If soup was a film production company, it would be Merchant Ivory. You know the sort of thing, beautiful spectacle, immaculate performances, really well blended vegetables and Helena Bonham Carter being aristocratic and mad whilst Linus Roache is a repressed upper-class aubergine struggling to come to terms with his homosexuality in post-war Morrisons. That got

Al Dente: How Not To Merchant Ivory Your Mushroom Soup

Review: Joyland by Stephen King

Seaside towns are nothing but collections of endings. The land runs out into the beach which runs out into the sea and the towns are full of nets designed to catch the people who are washed downstream along with the river water. It sounds worse than it is, but that idea, of this being the

Review: Joyland by Stephen King

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