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The Geek Show - Literary Loitering

Literary Loitering 105 – My Laudanum Hell

After a lengthy introduction about the pumping of jam and the lack of any noteworthy news relating to Game of Thrones, we kick things off with the lesser-known Tory leadership contest involving the books the contenders have written, after which we find out that people

Cruel Summer by M.R. Mackenzie; “Turning up the Heat”

Published this week, Cruel Summer is the direct sequel to the critically acclaimed In the Silence from 2018 (you can read my review of that one, here) and the second in instalment in a prospective Kelvingrove Park trilogy from Glaswegian crime novelist, M.R. Mackenzie. Whereas

Keyframe 140 – Let’s Talk About Conventions

One of the highlights of any anime fan’s calendar is the convention, where like-minded people gather together to cosplay, shop, listen to panels, enjoy the atmosphere, and even possibly meet the odd voice actor. They’ve become a staple of anime communities all over the world,

Cinema Eclectica 196 – Bathtime for Udo

Last week Rob and Graham received a mystery phone call asking them to review Hideo Nakata’s “Ring”. They’re not dead yet, and although the news that this is a twentieth anniversary reissue is making them feel incredibly old they still have to find out if