audio drama

Something Good: Free Doctor Who

Big Finish have, for a ridiculous amount of time, been turning out some extraordinarily good, ambitious Doctor Who audio drama. As we all settle in for an extended lockdown, they’re diving into that library to release a new episode, for free, every Monday. Firstly, register for an account with them and then check the Weekly …

Something Good: Free Doctor Who

Space Race Episodes 1-3

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. B7 Media and Boffin Media are responsible for some of the best science audio and audio drama …

Space Race Episodes 1-3

Alien III

This piece originally appeared as part of my BFS Award nominated 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. Alien 3 shouldn’t work. I remember seeing it, hating it and then …

Alien III

The Astrea Conspiracy

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid on 1st March 2019. 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.   Doctor Who: The Astrea Conspiracy Aphra Behn is sitting …

The Astrea Conspiracy

REVIEW: Nigel Kneale’s The Road

Nigel Kneale is the quiet, grumpy titan that strides across the background of contemporary British genre fiction. The creator of Quatermass, Kneale’s work is angry, literate and passionately invested in the human condition while remaining totally aware of the damage we do ourselves. If you’ve never read, or heard, him before then you’ve read or …

REVIEW: Nigel Kneale’s The Road

Happy War of the Worlds Day!

Late in the game I know, but here’s everyone’s favorite magician, con expert, film director (Those may be the same job three times) and planet-sized Transformer, the one, the only, Mr Orson Welles and The Mercury Theatre of The Air. Thanks, folks. Without you, there’d be no us.  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzC3Fg_rRJM] When you’ve listened to that, …

Happy War of the Worlds Day!

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