Monthly Archives: July 2016

Gut Feelings of the Apocalypse (many contain strangulating snakes)

This opinion piece on facts contains no facts. I am annoyed that my middle aged onset ire has come from a seemingly decaying political system. How lucky the generation were before me, they could be furious at the young people … Continue reading

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The Cadbury’s Caramel Bunny Meets Joe Pesci – Thoughts on Working with Brian Cox

I am at the airport, waiting for Professor Brian Cox. He won’t be here for another two hours. This is one of the differences between us. He moves through life like the Cadbury’s Caramel bunny, I rear up in terror … Continue reading

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She’s Alive! She’s Alive! On Frankenstein, Monkey Cage and Trying To Avoid the All-Male Panel

Written while my son was distracting me with things he’d built in Minecraft, so expect strange spelling. Our latest Infinite Monkey Cage podcast is about Frankenstein. It is 200 years since the teenager Mary Godwin (Shelley) imagined the story of … Continue reading

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The Troubled Conveyance of Thoughts from Mind to Mouth

I had been drinking, so i decided to go to the bookshop. This was not a good idea. This was a good idea. I had not drunk so much that I had lost all control of the reins that slow … Continue reading

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A Message for the person who nearly ran me over – Those Traveling Faster May See Things Earlier

This is a brief trepanning blog post, just to get my pent up fury out of the way. It’ll be packed with errors. I am writing it for medicinal reasons. Having dropped off my son at school, I was walking … Continue reading

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What’s all this about no stand up, eh?

It is getting much harder to leave the house. After so many years of touring, i find my attic room a cosy place to hide. It has been a year since my supposed retreat from stand up, and despite what … Continue reading

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Please Keep Your Hopes to Yourself, they May Interfere with the Designated Reality

It came as a surprise to me when my mind offered up the idea that from now on I should vote Conservative. I was on a train, journeying to my cruel orthodontist. I am wretched coward when it comes to … Continue reading

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