❉ A collection of articles that try to make sense of why the odd, the ephemeral and the discovered-by-chance often mean so much to us.
❉ Colin Morgan stars in a full-cast audio dramatisation of H. G. Wells’ seminal sci-fi epic The War of the Worlds.
❉ Paul Abbott revels in John Finnemore’s world of silly imagery, to-and-fro knockabout routines, nested gags and an obsession with amusing animals.
❉ An exploration into worlds full of switchblades, drugs, beatnik and hippy slang, motorbikes and electric guitars.
❉ Multi award winning US comedy makes its Blu-Ray debut, but is it worth a double dip?
❉ Paul Abbott reflects on the much-derided genre of the music biopic.
❉ The Beatles’ Christmas records were as as joyous as anything they produced, if much sillier.
❉ Paul Abbott of Hark! The 87th Precinct Podcast,on the legacy of Ed McBain.