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What one Disney ride would you choose as your only form of entertainment?

What one Disney ride would you choose as your only form of entertainment?

This is the second post in my series where I answer some of the Fourth Chair Carryover Questions from the Nerd Lunch Podcast. See my first blog post in this series to read about what exactly that is. This question is from Jay from the…

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Comparing the three current Star Trek-ish shows

Comparing the three current Star Trek-ish shows

It’s a pretty good time if you’re a Star Trek fan, I would say. And that’s not really something you could have said for quite a long time. Star Trek: Voyager had some very good bits, but in general it’s not hugely fondly looked back…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 01

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 01

For those of you who don’t know, the eagerly awaited ZX Spectrum Next is due to come out in the next couple of months or so. This is the next generation of Spectrum computers and all things point to it being extremely good. It has…

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The retro things in Las Vegas that make me want to go back

The retro things in Las Vegas that make me want to go back

I’ve been lucky enough to visit Las Vegas three times so far in my life. Once on a Uni field trip, once on a friend’s stag party and then also once with my wife on our honeymoon, nearly 8 years ago, when we drove Route…

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What prop from a Spielberg movie would you want?

What prop from a Spielberg movie would you want?

One of my favourite podcasts is Nerd Lunch. I’ve listened to it for over 6 years. It’s a part of my regular routine. CT, Pax and Jeeg talk about things nerdy, lunchy and everything in between. I’ve blogged about the Nerd Lunch podcast before. I…

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A tribute to Bob Wakelin, one of the best video game box artists of the 80s

A tribute to Bob Wakelin, one of the best video game box artists of the 80s

I was very sad to wake up this morning and hear that legendary video game artist, Bob Wakelin, had passed away, after a long fight against leukemia. Bob is often regarded as the greatest video game box artist of the 1980s. His work was unparalleled…

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My notes after reading the WarGames novelisation

My notes after reading the WarGames novelisation

I’ve been slowly building up a collection of movie novelisations. But the trouble is I often really struggle to find time to read books. My commute time is often taken up with work or watching Netflix (which I tend to prioritise over books) and books…

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How Comic Books Have Evolved Over The Years

How Comic Books Have Evolved Over The Years

Comic books, as with anything, have changed considerably as time has gone on. The changes that have happened have been with the various parts which actually go into forming the comic book itself. Some changes happened because of advancements in technology, some because of natural…

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My slightly altered thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ after a second viewing

My slightly altered thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ after a second viewing

SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. SPOILERS AGAIN. I wrote a blog post about My Thoughts on Star Wars: The Last…

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Mr Biffo’s excellent ‘Do You Remember This’ parody account

Mr Biffo’s excellent ‘Do You Remember This’ parody account

Many of you reading this in the UK will likely remember the great work done in the 90s by Paul Rose, aka Mr Biffo. He was the editor of the unique Teletext-based video games magazine Digitiser which pushed the boundaries in many ways in terms…

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