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Review Jake Laverde 11 Jul 2013 - 06:30
Already renewed for a second series, Jake checks out the first episode of Count Arthur Strong's television show...
This review contains spoilers.
1.1 Memory Man
Steve Delaney, in character as Count Arthur Strong, has been on the live circuit since the late nineties. He made the leap to radio in 2005 with, appropriately enough, Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show, picking up awards during its seven-series run. So why has it taken until 2013 for him to get onto TV?
The simple answer is that the studio sitcom is currently enjoying a welcome resurgence. Miranda, Citizen Khan, Not Going Out, Red Dwarf X and Vicious have all enjoyed great success showing there's plenty of life in the format. There's also Mrs Brown's Boys but let's put that aside for a moment. After The Office became a hit, there was a feeling that studio sitcoms were old-fashioned pantomime. »
Deadbeat - Makes You Stronger (review here) proves that sometimes death is only the start of our problems. We recently chatted with author Guy Adams about his new novel, what inspired its dark moments and what lies ahead for the Deadbeat series.
Amanda Dyar: Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to talk with us. To start off, can you tell us a little about yourself and your recent work as a writer?
Guy Adams: No problem at all, thanks for asking me!
I'm an English writer currently living in Spain because if you're going to lock yourself in your office all day, it may as well be a nice outside world you're not seeing.
I've done a real mixture of stuff over the years. I wrote a novel called The World House for Angry Robot books followed by a sequel Restoration. I've written three novels »
- Amanda Dyar
The St. Louis Globe-Democrat is a monthly newspaper run by Steve DeBellis, a well know St. Louis historian, and it’s the largest one-man newspaper in the world. The concept of The Globe is that there is an old historic headline, then all the articles in that issue are written as though it’s the year that the headline is from. It’s an unusual concept but the paper is now in its 25th successful year! Steve and I collaborated recently on an all-Vincent Price issue of The Globe in 2011 and he has asked me to write a regular monthly movie-related column. This month’s St. Louis Globe-Democrat is written as if it’s 1949, the year Joe Besser starred with Abbott and Costello in the comedy Africa Speaks. We are publishing several Joe Besser articles in this issue to help promote the upcoming Joe Besser Film Festival which will »
- Tom Stockman
3 items from 2013
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