It’s always good to see something new from up-and-coming horror talent Mike Tack, and his latest, garden-core nasty The Allotment is a step forward for the hardcore accountant. Continue reading Tack Is Back!
The Adventure Begins…
I consider myself a romantic. As a long-term SF addict, my sense of wonder is sharply honed, and I love my wife with a passion that can reshape continents. But the notion of Valentine's Day, and the industry it supports, has largely passed me by. Continue reading The Machinery Of Romance
All good things must come to an end. After 18 months and a ton of fun, Rob and Clive have decided to shutter the Speakeasy. And what better way to finish than in the same way that we started: two blokes in a room, talking about music?
We’re talking about the art and joy of the single, using the examples that mean an awful lot to us. Expect revelations of a personal nature, and insights into who we are and how we got to be that way.
Settle in. This one’s gonna be emotional.
I feel like I'm in a very lonely place at the moment. Continue reading Jupiter Ascending: In Defence Of Space Opera.
(with, obviously, spoilers emplaced for those of you unlucky enough not to yet have seen the marvellous Kingsman: The Secret Service).
Disney's vision of the classic Sondhiem musical adds a hint of Hollywood but not much else. Continue reading Into The Woods And Over The Hills And Far Away