Stomm! Rob and Clive are joined by long-time friend of the Speakeasy Chris Rogers to talk about one of the most iconic British comic characters of all time: Judge Dredd. We pick apart one of his most iconic tales, The Day The Law Died, and see how that story is a distillation of everything that makes the man who IS The Law so great.
Geekery and comics. It doesn’t get much more Speakeasy than that!
Warning: contains gratuitous prog-sniffing.
Good science fiction is essentially a reflection of the times in which it was created.
Continue reading Favela Future: Dredd, Elysium and the ruins of the 21st century
The big problem with adapting any popular comic book hero for the big screen is the huge amount of history that needs to be addressed–or at least acknowledged. Continue reading Justice At Last: X&HT Saw Dredd
I have a certain hind-brain, illogical attraction to the new Renault Megane. No idea where it came from. I hadn’t been a fan of the marque since they did that weird thing with the boot that turned it into a shelf, and ran advertising that claimed that made it sexy. To my mind butt-heavy is good, but not in cars.
But there was something about the Megane that gave me pause. And it’s only today that I’ve sussed what that something might be.
Behold, the front end of the Megane.
I am SUCH a fanboy.