May 2019

Boldest Going

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. The best magic tricks happen in plain sight. I’ve levitated milk, produced […]

Boldest Going

Moonbase Theta, Out

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Moonbase Theta is shutting down. As the corporate enclave that owns it

Moonbase Theta, Out

Shadowy Men, Shadowy Planet

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Sometimes the titles are an excuse to link to both the Kids in

Shadowy Men, Shadowy Planet

American Spaces: Us

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. The second time we drove back from Santa Cruz, we stopped for

American Spaces: Us

The Undefeated by Una McCormack

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Monica Greatorex has done it all. A journalist, adventurer and public figure,

The Undefeated by Una McCormack

Sunday Moment of Zen: Thunderbolt

Kieron Gillen‘s work is always worth your time, endlessly clever, effortlessly humane and fizzing with precision tooled joy. This panel, from the fourth issue of his run on Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt, is not just a beautiful subversion of ‘comics about comics’ but also a multi-level guest appearance, words to live by and? This week’s Moment

Sunday Moment of Zen: Thunderbolt

The SCP Podcast

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. I’m just going to leave this here. Be warned, if you read

The SCP Podcast

Bumblebee

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Written by Christina Hodson, directed by Travis Knight and with Michael Bay presumably distracted

Bumblebee

Banquo’s Test Flight

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. I am haunted by The Right Stuff this year. The fictionalized(ish) story of the first

Banquo’s Test Flight

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