The schedule for FantasyCon 2014 is up and I’m very excited about the stuff I’m doing. Let’s take a look shall we? Yes let’s!
I’m amazed, and delighted, to report that Pseudopod hit episode 400 this week just gone. It’s been a long road between there and here and it’s one that’s got me thinking about horror, the past, the future and where we are as a show. Trust me there are jokes too.
(Alex Cox, cult film director and the most passionate, honest film critic I’ve ever encountered) ‘So how do you become a film critic?’ No one asked me, ever. I mean why would they? It’s easy! All you have to do is go see a film, drink some coffee, write 700 words about the pre hype
I grew up on the Isle of Man. Small communities are tight but seaside communities, those are rock solid. There’s a sense of the entire place being locked in a permanent staredown with the elements, a bloodymindedness that unites people even when they can’t stand one another. You may hate your neighbour but
The Slingers series, by my friend Matt Wallace, has been a highlight of the year for me. I’ve talked about it, at length, for months now and the reason for that’s really simple; it’s brilliant. No one else would have dared to combine a unique narrative voice with every dystopian SF death sport archetype
Hello everyone! So, tomorrow we’re off to LonCon. We’ll be there through to late Sunday. I’m looking forward to it, and, also, for the first time during the Month of Cons, I find myself sincerely nervous. Normally I have about six months to get past a con and ready for the next one
The first full day at Nine Worlds is underway, and my major duty (show up, moderate a podcast panel, open mouth and make word good) is dispatched. The panel was really fun; a discussion featuring Barry Nugent of the Geek Syndicate podcast (Standing in admirably for Martyn from Bad Wilf who called in sick, get
Hello there! The last week has been dreadfully exciting, including; -Finishing the 10th Doctor sourcebook. -Finishing my night job. Which means I may soon be able to eat meals at the same time every body else does. -Prepping to go to Nine Worlds for the first time in…an hour actually. Wow. Anyway! Here’s my