May 2018

TV: Lost in Space, Found In Space

We finished off Lost in Space season 1 a couple of days ago and it’s much stronger than the first couple of episodes would lead you to believe. The show folds not one but two pretty much complete thematic shifts into ten episodes which is more than a lot of series manage in three times that amount […]

TV: Lost in Space, Found In Space

Book Review: The Terror

Here’s me over at Barnes & Noble talking about The Terror by Dan Simmons. Because Simmons likes writing books you could put in a sock and stun whales with, it’s a 700 page plus monstrosity that’s currently being adapted for TV by AMC. It’s FUN too. In the sense that any book which explores the gradual dissolution of

Book Review: The Terror

MCM London Schedule

  I’m at MCM London this coming weekend doing all sorts of stuff. Here’s my schedule as it stands. If it changes, I’ll let folks known on Twitter. So come say hi if you’re around! Friday: 14:15pm – 15:00pm: Panels to Prose and Back Again – Best-selling comic book writers Cullen Bunn and Fred Van Lente

MCM London Schedule

Anton Ego Knows The Score

A friend of mine reminded me of this quote from Ratatouille this week: “In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. We thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to write and to read.

Anton Ego Knows The Score

Review: Virology by Ren Warom

SShock Pao broke the barriers between worlds. Shock survived torture, violence and everything the world could throw at them to close the gap between Slip and here. Slip is the internet with the volume knob broken off. A digital sea where humanity uses avatars to navigate and where everything and everyone can be bought and

Review: Virology by Ren Warom

2018 Eurovision Crib Sheet

Despite writing about the Disco Hunger Games and watching it every year, I don’t normally bother with the Eurovision semi-finals. You see, by and large, I like to be surprised. Sometimes those surprises are telescopic opera singing disco Time Lords  , sometimes they’re surprisingly lovely, oddly muted songs about anxiety and sometimes they’re a piano

2018 Eurovision Crib Sheet

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