August 2014

The 400th Pseudopod

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.  

The 400th Pseudopod

Critic School

(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

Critic School

Review: Broadchurch: The Novel

    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

Review: Broadchurch: The Novel

Slingers-The 7 Day Slam Offer

  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

Slingers-The 7 Day Slam Offer

Nine Worlds Ahoy!

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

Nine Worlds Ahoy!

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