Category Archives: Literary Loitering

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Literary Loitering 45 – Tickle That Catastrophe

It’s an assortment of oddments this week with Walt Whitman’s recently rediscovered 47,000 word treatise “Manly Health and Fitness”, scientists arguing that the Borrowers couldn’t exist in reality and more. We also some alternative insults from Shakespearean works. Our featured book is Clash of Eagles

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Literary Loitering 44 – The Cronenberg Colouring Book

This week Producer Rob is doing cartwheels because one of his favourite fantasy novel franchises – The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan – is getting a “cutting edge TV series”. In amongst all the unhealthy acrobatics we discuss the “kingly” statue overlooking Tintagel Castle,

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Literary Loitering 43 – Eye Protection is Important

In amongst the Dali diaries, more additions to Stieg Larsson’s Millenium series and our favourite childhood books, we found a story about a painting that, once seen, will never be forgotten. You have been warned. Our featured books are Firefly: The Gorram Shiniest Dictionary and

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Literary Loitering 42 – Lovecraftsploitation

Good Omens by Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman is getting a TV adaptation! In other news a company will increase your narcissism with selfie colouring books, Scott Marsh whitewashes his “Kanye Loves Kanye” mural for a lot of money, and check your attics because

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Literary Loitering 40 – Ancient Psychic Tandem War Elephant

It’s been a strange week with the passing of renowned architect Dame Zahar Hadid, the news that King Arthur may have been from Yorkshire, and a children’s book about The Queen finding the right crown to wear. Our featured books are Adventure Time: The Enchiridion

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Literary Loitering 39 – The Noble Fort Peddlesmut

There’s weirdness afoot as the NRA add firearms to fairy tales, adult colouring books cause a global shortage of colouring pencils and Fifty Shades of Grey gets repurposed for defence. Our featured book is Dancer’s Lament: Path to Ascendancy (A Novel of the Mazalan Empire),

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Literary Loitering 38 – Inconceivable!

The rambunctious scamps return for more literary conversation including the winner of the Bookseller Diagram prize, a “magical” collaboration between Harry Houdini and H. P. Lovecraft, the “Invisible Collection” and more. Our featured books are “Bigfoot Loose and Finn Fancy Free” by Randy Henderson and

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Literary Loitering 36 – The Shnonsense Has Hit The Fan

We go off into the wild blue yonder once again with discussions about the eighth Harry Potter book, Dracula’s West Country origins, dealing with drunk family members coming back from an orgy (yes, you read that right), and more. Our featured book is The Complete