It had only been a year since my last visit to the old country, but it had been much longer since I’d really had a chance to look around. In addition to the cold wasteland of the North East of England, I’d also be checking out my long-held prejudices of other parts of this great… Continue reading #UK2015 – 1. Cars and Planes
Sometimes you have something to say and your medium should be concrete. I completely get it. You’re an artist, Sir (I’m guessing your gender but I’m quietly confident). Good luck in your inevitable political career.
Once upon a time, I made a movie. It’s called TOKYO: A Matter of Life. No one has even seen it. No one will ever see it. But it did become a genuine Learning Opportunity for someone who loves movies as much as I do. And what I learned, I pass on to you, Impatient… Continue reading On Making Your First Movie: An Introvert’s Guide
Dear street performer of Edinburgh, famed throughout the world through your festival and year-round performing awesomeness: this is a place of work. You move right along, if you please. And take your goddamn bagpipes with you, you uncaring monster. Save Save
In the early days, just about the only kind of writing that ever made me money was the kind that, in this age of digital publishing, is now almost-sorta-kinda legitimate. That’s to say, I was writing 50 Shades of Grey before it was cool. That’s to say again, but a little clearer, I was being… Continue reading On Opportunities Not Taken
You people are disgusting, the way you defile London’s green and pleasant park lands. You ought to feel ashamed of yourselves. If your kind even feels shame. Anyway, I’m here to remove you. You are to be removed. And…your zip appears to be down. Save
Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Alex Ross Letterer: Richard Starkings Marvels is one of those comic-books that shows there is genius in simplicity—in ideas that seem so obvious once someone tells you, but you would never have thought of yourself. Let’s tell the story of the Marvel Golden Age onwards through the eyes of normal New… Continue reading Marvels