Category Archives: Culture

Probably the best reading of Star Wars – EVER!

Over the years there have been numerous parodies and re-imaginations of the Star Wars trilogy – the original one that is, not the one that starts with the Jar-Jar love-fest. Robot Chicken, Family Guy, and even the mighty Spaceballs, took the story and made it

Interview: Josie Long

In the cozy and crowded Basement Bar of the City Screen venue in York, I managed to grab 15 minutes of Josie Long’s time to talk about women, cake, Doctor Who, magazines and touring. It was a mad dash to get through a load of

Top Ten Anime 2011

2011 was fairly sparse in terms of quality entertainment, and while there were plenty of shows that were watchable, very few were memorable. That said, the year did have some saving graces, but sadly that only goes to show that the industry is capable of

The Anime Awards 2011

It’s a sad fact that the only creatures the anime industry have been concerned with lately are cows, and like every other business in the world, the goal is to get more milk for their moo. Unfortunately, all they’ve been making is lots of cheese.

Top 10 Films of 2011

  Its down the final countdown of films in 2011 with this post, in which I count down by 10 favourite films. Once again, I have to stress that this list is made up of films that I enjoyed the most (or as much as

Best of the Rest: 25-11 – Movies in 2011

2011 is a year of many things in cinema, however if there was one theme that defined the year it would be a lack of truly great films. I will admit from the off that I hated Melancholia and thought that the Tree of Life

Worst 5 Films of 2011

2011 has not been a great year for movies as my forthcoming best of post will allude there are very few films that sat above the generally good films at the top of the pile, unlike 2010 which had shutter island, inception, buried, toy story

12 Gifts of Christmas: Winners!

Every day in the leadup to our Christmas Special we will be giving away a prize hamper full of geeky goodness. The Competition has ended! Well done to everyone who entered, we’ve really enjoyed reading some of your entries, we’ll likely have a “Best of”

Meandering Mic: Desert Bus 5

[Click Link, Hear Interview, Get Pig] In the [Price of Fun] episode you will have noticed a funtastic interview with Graham Stark and Kathleen DeVere (of internet comedy powerhouse LoadingReadyRun) telling everyone to watch Desert Bus for Hope 2011. Now that the madness is over

Meandering Mic: Gavin Dunne – The Miracle of Sound

[The Geek Show Interviews: Gavin Dunne] During our episode [The Price of Fun] you will have noticed an interesting and insightful interview with the very charming Gavin Dunne – a.k.a. The Miracle of Sound from the Escapist, Youtube and Bandcamp. He writes, plays, sings and