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Literary Loitering 73 – Invest Your Didlum Wisely

It’s a mixed bag of happenings this week with unfair tax rules, books on politics by Nick Clegg, time capsules by Chuck Palahniuk, actors for Good Omens, photographs of doors, fieldwork fails, the anatomy of Pokémon and lots of swearing. Tune in to The Geek

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Literary Loitering 72 – A Face Only A Mother Could Punch

While we lament the fact that Nipples On My Knee didn’t win the Diagram Prize, Grr Martin makes some interesting announcements about books. In other news, beloved children’s book and TV character (and first UK cosplayer), Mr. Benn may get an opera, Philip Pullman wants

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Literary Loitering 71 – Rob and Andrew’s Science Corner

Jane Austen finally arrives on the £10 note so everyone should be happy, right? Well, not quite … In other news, J. K. Rowling’s habit of writing on anything but paper continues, an Argentinean artist uses banned books to build the Parthenon, the Twilight Zone

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Literary Loitering 70 – Blistering Postman on Postman Action

With new ideas about what the Voynich Manuscript actually is, disarmingly obvious sanity for libraries from Sydney, and more strange words added to the Oxford English Dictionary it’s just another day at the office for us. Oh, and we kind of have a quiz about

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Literary Loitering 69 – Batman’s Single Dad Fanfiction

We’ve got a smorgasbord of strangeness this week with the Jeremy Corbyn colouring book, Anthony Burgess on pornography, DILF romances and eating books (literally). We also take a look at twenty allegedly helpful advisory tweets for writers that have been compiled into a “helpful” list.

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Literary Loitering 68 – Dude, Wherefore Art Mine Chariot?

We’re a man down and suffering from the heat this week, but still we soldier on against history students, Shakesperian Ghostbusters, Pissing Pugs and “the ultimate therapeutic experience” (according to the guy who took the photos). Our featured book is Warlock Holmes: A Study in

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Literary Loitering 67 – The Balaclava of Shame

While Grr Martin continues to work on the new Game of Thrones novel, a charity shop is inundated with copies of the Da Vinci Code, Helen Fielding wins a pig, Theresa May is likened to a certain Harry Potter character and Neil Gaiman volunteers to

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Literary Loitering 66 – Magic Balls and Where to Find Them

Bill Clinton is teaming up with James Patterson to write a thriller. Meanwhile a Harry Potter prequel is stolen and James Joyce’s sexy letters to Nora Barnacle have been discovered. We also go through the Telegraph’s list of books that will allegedly change your bedroom

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Literary Loitering 65 – It’s a Mads Mads Mads Mads World

While the sales of real books rises and e-books fall, we discover a litany of complaints from a conservative politician (about a literary prize), Marcel Proust (about his neighbour’s sexy time), women about Bill O’Reilly (for being Bill O’Reilly we presume), and J.R.R. Tolkien and

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Literary Loitering 64 – Death By Weaponised Hairpiece

This week we’ve got a kid’s book award, Stephen King versus Donald Trump, the lesser spotted LaBeouf, Stephen King versus James Patterson (again), fried chicken and crayons. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the latest news, discussions and reviews, and follow