Last week we looked at the notion of a Blake’s 7 reboot, and I gave my version of what it could look like. But who would we cast in a B7 for the 21st century?
In talking and thinking about Blake’s 7, you can’t help but wonder what a reboot would look like. Continue reading Blake’s 7: The Next Generation
Next month’s Speakeasy is our longest yet, and it’s the very definition of nerdgasm–a three hour exploration of seventies SF classic Blake’s 7. Continue reading Blake’s 7 Month
All new, kind of different: Excuses And Half Truths Presents Rob & Clive’s Speakeasy!
Live from our new studio in London’s trendy Clerkenwell, The Speakeasy hits its first anniversary with a fresh coat of paint and a shoeshine.
Joining our intrepid podcastanauts on this new and exciting stage in our sonic journey are long time friend of the Speakeasy Simon Aitken, and first-timer Maria Thomas. Together, they share their hopes on the upcoming summer season at the movies, and give us their picks of the films to look out for over the next few months.
Hope you enjoy our new direction.
As is appropriate for a podcast about the concept album, BEHOLD our most epic Speakeasy yet. Over two hours of chat as Rob, Clive and special guest writer Stuart Wright discuss that most derided of formats and find a few gems… and yes, a couple of turkeys.
Also, our 50 Second SoundCloud Challenge covers Skweee, Moombahton and other genres you never knew existed!
Here’s the Spotify playlist of the albums we’re discussing:
and the one album not on Spotify: The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway!
and a link to Stu’s site…
Just the two of us this month, as Clive and Rob talk about writing. We cast an eye over the fast-changing world of self-publishing, look at some short fiction mags and answer that all important question: just what does Nanowrimo stand for?
(as I mention at the top of the ‘cast, Script Frenzy has now become open-remit challenge Camp Nanowrimo. It’s well worth a look, especially if you like the idea of a more collaborative environment. Check out www.campnanowrimo.org for more info, and to sign up for some writing fun in April!)
We love documentaries, so it’s only appropriate that we take the most love-drenched time of the year to talk about them. Continue reading The February Speakeasy: We Love Documentaries!