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
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.
It’s that time of the year again. People are converging on a famous stadium in Newcastle wearing the costumes of their heroes. There’s a tense atmosphere in the air as everyone waits for the action to start, but this is no game of football because
This week we’ve got news that isn’t news, facts that aren’t facts, blatant copyright infringement and secret underground Robin Hood library fraud. Our featured book is American Gods: The Definitive Edition by Neil Gaiman. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the
Strange things are afoot with ghost-written novels, spirit cooking and Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned. Our featured books are Old Venus (Co-edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois), and The Obsidian Throne (Book 5 of The Ballad Sir Benfro), by J. D. Oswald.
We’re top-filled with weirdness this week with surrealist cook books, scary clowns, Mein Drumpf and awards for good and bad sex. We also have a quiz about authors insulting other authors. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the latest news, discussions
Things continue to be odder than normal with a new twist in a war of words, Scottish translations of English books and a comic-book about the history of sex. Our featured books are Duskfall by Christopher Husberg and Aliens Omnibus volume 2 (Aliens: Genocide by
Trading cards, from YuGiOh to Magic the Gathering and even Weiβ Schwarz and Pokemon. If you are a hardcore geek chances are you will of came into contact with them at some point. Chances are high that you will of started to collect them at
As someone who works primarily in the documentary form, Peter Watkins probably doesn’t get asked where he gets his ideas. Not that there’s any need to – his 1974 epic Edvard Munch, released on Blu-Ray by Eureka Masters of Cinema, is the story of an
Geeking About is your monthly guide to what’s geeking on in the North East. Each month I’ll present my top events and later on I’ll even review them too. So if you’re interested in art, science, technology, theatre, comedy, film – or you want to