Month: February 2008

  • Look At Him

    Jason Arnopp recently had a showing of his new short film Look At Me. (trailer) Great fun was had by all. A precursor, no doubt, of greater things to come. His next task? A feature with a working title of ASK. Director Dan Turner offers a prize to those hardy souls who can guess what it […]

  • Oh, the Humanity!

    Finally got round to watching Being Human last night. Well that was rather fucking fine. You can watch Being Human online here for the next couple of days. After that, you may have to resort to the usual channels. Like Buffy the Vampire Slayer (“She’s a cheerleader! She slays vampires!”), the setup itself gives no […]

  • Panel Beating

    Oh, I know you’ve been in suspense. My panels at this year’s Eastercon are: Are TV novelisations and tie-ins proper books? Friday, 7pmThe Doctor – Saviour or trickster god? Saturday, 12noonIs there a future for Trek with no series? Monday, 12noon More information about the rest of the programme. And I can also highly recommend […]

  • “There is no nepotism. I hardly ever write for the Guardian.”

    You may already have seen the first (and, now, last) part of Max’s travel blog for the Guardian. Basically, a 19-year-old boy doing a gap year is about to travel to India and Thailand. He’s going to write a blog about it. Good for him. Thousands of kids his age do just that. Here’s where […]

  • My eyes, my beautiful eyes!

    Dear Christ in Heaven. Torchwood Babies. Blatantly linkwhored from Stephen Gallagher. It’s just like passing on the cycle of abuse.

  • Let’s Make a Deal

    The deal summary for the WGA strike can be found here. It’s not as much as we would have liked. It’s more than the studios would have liked. It’s a deal both sides can live with. That seems fair to me. Some of the highlights: The WGA is recognized as the exclusive bargaining representative for […]