February 2014

The Egon Lesson

Harold Ramis died yesterday. One of the greatest comedians of the modern era, Ramis was a renaissance clown who wrote, directed, and acted. His movies are uniformly worth your time but, if somehow you’ve never seen Groundhog Day, do yourself an enormous favor and start there. It’s a glorious movie with a pitch perfect central […]

The Egon Lesson

Round Up: January Movies

So, the last few weeks have been a touch busy. My day job has increased, which is nice (More money!) and less nice (Three buildings! Two towns! Some commuting!) and Marguerite has successfully completed the month or so long exam-a-thon. Oh and then there are the podcasts. And the deadline surfing. And the possible imminent

Round Up: January Movies

The Bees Song by Clara Barker

I’ve known Clara Barker for what may officially be a ridiculous amount of time. Her rapier wit, total compassion for her friends and abject refusal to give even the slightest of shits shone like a beacon through the frequently horrific events of our final years at school. Since then, I’ve gone onto the freelance Clark

The Bees Song by Clara Barker

Open Mic Mondays: JC Hutchins

Morning, welcome back to Open Mic Mondays. Over the next few weeks you’ll see a range of writers talking about subjects close to their heart here and it gives me immense pleasure to introduce JC Hutchins to get us kicked off. Hutch is one of the reasons I got into podcasting. He, the Variant Frequencies

Open Mic Mondays: JC Hutchins

Sunday Moment of Zen: Clerks 2

Clerks came out the year I started at University. It also came out the year before I got a job at the local branch of Travelling Man, where I’d spend the next seven years. I have, to my eternal pleasure, actually woken up, got dressed, shaved whilst walking to work and opened the store to

Sunday Moment of Zen: Clerks 2

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