“Podcasts, interviews, Twitter writing bots – anything that looks vaguely like a source of creative influence fills my every waking moment. It’s getting to the point that if I listen, read, surf any more; there won’t be any time left for me to write.”
Shirley Ghostman is a work of magic, managing to be both ridiculously over-the-top and yet utterly believable as psychic hack-for-hire.
Robin was, and is, one of my favourite stand-up comedians. I hesitate to say ‘of all time’ because time spans an eternity and that could easily change; but he comes damn close.
“There’s still a vein of thought that suggests mixing the communal experience of live comedy, with the selfish demands of a drunken stag do, is a match made in heaven.”
A lot can happen in a decade. Governments’ change, technology advances, the Beatles can form and split up; and that untouched tin of potatoes in minted water can go from nutritional side dish, to deadly congealed concoction.
"For me, the idea of four women taking on a Ghostbusters film is incredibly exciting."
“A lot has been written about female Ghostbusters; quite often it’s abusive and mostly it’s utter shit. For me, the idea of four women taking on a Ghostbusters film is incredibly exciting.”
Warning: there are scenes of incredible pretention; chronic overuse of the word ‘fundamentally’ and some would say an almost flippant approach to describing feminism.
The Edinburgh Fringe programme has been published and it’s the hottest ticket this summer. Or is it?