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I found this interesting, on why all chain coffee tastes bitter. The Bitter Truth About Starbucks Coffee – Featured Stories – Medium:
One ought only ever be cautiously optimistic about movie trailers, but this has me squealing with delight.
Austin Kleon’s new book “Keep Going” is the latest in his incredibly inspiring series on creative practice. Kleon’s books are fast and punchy and great to look at and I find I go back to them whenever inspiration or motivation are flagging. A few pages of one of these books and you’re itching to just … Continue reading Short, Sharp Shocks
I stumbled across this infographic, which is really interesting https://podio.com/site/creative-routines
I did an interview this week with The Verge, about our Charles Dexter Ward podcast. You can read the piece here: https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/19/18106662/best-podcasts-2018-npr-slate-serial and, if you haven’t had a chance to catch the series yet, here’s the iTunes link (though you’ll be able to find it via your podcast app of choice too) https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-case-of-charles-dexter-ward/id1444464816?mt=2
A list of the books I’m intending to read or re-read in 2019: The Collapsing Empire - John Scalzi The Consuming Fire - John Scalzi Why We Sleep - Matthew Walker History of England: Civil War - Peter Ackroyd Unexplained - Richard Maclean-Smith The Invisibles - Grant Morrison Providence - Alan Moore Tales Of Mystery … Continue reading BOOKS TO READ 2019
One of the reasons I am who I am and do what I do is because of a BBC show that broadcast when I was eight years old. It was called Spine Chillers and it was essentially Jackanory with ghost stories. I have never thought to look for it, assuming it was either long gone … Continue reading The Red Room
Well, “building” is a bit strong because of how good WordPress is now at giving you workable templates that require no coding. There is a little methodology worth talking about here, not least the fact that I finally got to try out Zengobi's Curio as the idea space to figure out how I was going … Continue reading Building the site
I’m a writer and director working in TV, film and radio. Consequently I spend an inordinate amount of time reading strange and interesting things online and in books and watching or listening to a variety of different movies and shows. Partly because I wanted a record of what I was absorbing and partly because I … Continue reading Welcome to the INFODUMP blog