It’s the last show of 2017 and we’ve swapped our Graham for a Mick. In other news, the winner of the Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award has been announced, a 12 year-old photographer causes giraffe-based flashbacks for Andrew, selfies get their own museum
Get your ballet dancers and rollercoasters ready because it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and as always the nominations for Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction award deliver. After that exciting opening (pun very much intended), it’s a veritable cavalcade of oddities including
For all that James Scott’s name is on the cover, the main selling point of the BFI’s new archive collection Every Picture Tells a Story is the remarkable range of artists he filmed. There’s David Hockney, arguably the only living British painter whose name means
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
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