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  • Infographics

    (EDITED – the first version of this graphic stated Vodafone were evading £5.75bn rather than £4.75bn. This one has the correct numbers.)

  • Caine’s Arcade

    I know I’m late to the party on this, and that you’ve probably seen it already. But sometimes, some days, something like this happens to restore my faith in humanity, and the sheer beauty and wonder of the people living on this Earth makes me cry.   More info at the Caine’s Arcade website

  • The Man Inside

    Well, lookey-here. It’s only the trailer for Dan Turner‘s new film! Script edited by Jason Arnopp too. Keep an eye on those two young rascals. They’ll be going far. IMDb

  • When come back, do not bring pie.

    So m’learned colleague Natt has blogged about the recent fracas in the Commons Select Committee. For those who missed it, here’s what happened: Rupert and James Murdoch were answering to a Commons Select Committee about what was known by them about phone hacking at the News of the World, and the possibility of a cover […]

  • Why the Dead Island trailer is one of the best short films you’ll ever see

    If you haven’t seen this yet, it’s embedded below. Watch it now, because there be spoilers ahead. I’ll wait. Right. So, what’s so good about that then, eh? It’s just a zombie attack done backwards, right? Wrong. It’s a fucking masterpiece of emotional film-making, is what. Let me talk you through it. Fade in close […]

  • Don’t Tell Beckley

    Over at his blog, the delightful Jason Arnopp has introduced a new feature for the procrastinating writers of this world. It’s called Tell Arnopp, and it works like this: Whenever you’ve completed your writing for the day, you email him saying the type of project you’ve worked on – “World War II Drama” – and […]

  • The other writing secrets

    Danny Stack did a brilliant series of posts last year called Professional Screenwriter. It’s ten blogsworth of advice about how to succeed as a writer and it is, as the kids say, full of win. If you haven’t read them already, you can get ’em here: ReadingWritingNetworkingIndustry InsiderGet an AgentDisciplineAttitudeChoosing WorkIn the KnowDoing the Do […]

  • Where there’s a Will

    William M Akers, writer of Your Screenplay Sucks! is going to be in London in the next couple of weeks. Anyhoo, turns out he’s doing a workshop at the Met Film School on the evening of Thursday 2nd July at 6:30pm. Looks like it might be interesting. Fifteen quid cash on the door to get […]

  • Josh Friedman on the bubble

    Creator/Showrunner/Sometime Blogger Josh Friedman of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles has posted about what it’s like being on the bubble. Sadly, the show didn’t get renewed. “Everyone says having your show cancelled is like a death but I’ve been dead before and at least when you’re dead you don’t get thrown off the Warner Bros. […]

  • Splendid

    As you may (or may not) know, for the last six months or so I’ve been part of the writing team for new sketch show Splendid. Well, I’ve just checked the schedule, and they’re shooting my first sketch today. And it’s a beautiful day, which bodes well as this one has some outside shooting involved. […]