February 14th, 2011 | daybook
Today I am interviewed in the British commuter paper METRO, and all my friends are having fun trying to decide how much swearing was edited out.
You can work it out for yourself here. There seems to have been an editing fail on the first question, and in general I sound reasonable-if-confused, which is, you know, half right. Apologies in advance for the horrendous photo.
Webcomics Week and a collection of sf/weird-shit novelists talking about their work are both off to a good start at my message board this week. Take a look?
I mentioned having named Xela & Ian Lawrence’s DJ night, SPECTRAL REHAB, a while back. The Liminal just posted a SPECTRAL REHAB mix by them. This will be tonight’s listening for me. Any mix that contains Chris & Cosey, Flying Lizards, Butthole Surfers and Pere Ubu doing “Drinking Wine Spodyody,” I’m there.
Apparently The Sci-Fi London Comic Festival in April features “a screening of 20 minutes of footage from the new film “Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts” followed by a discussion of the writer’s work with some of his collaborators.” Don’t get me wrong, I like that they do these things, and that in the past brought Paul Duffield in to talk about FREAKANGELS there and stuff… but I’m starting to wonder why they never actually contact me…!
My friend Cassandra Melena is learning effects make-up from Tom Savini. This means that I now daily open either Flickr or Instagram to find images like this: