Unused The Fall ticket for cancelled Koko gig

In recent years I always went to The Fall gigs with the assumption that it might be the last time I’d ever see the band. And then suddenly it was. When the news broke of Mark E Smith’s death yesterday,…

Friday Reading S07E08

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. A delve…

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. This is…

Doctor Who Shada – some other bits and bobs from the press screening

I was lucky enough to be at the press screening for Shada yesterday. There was a Q&A afterwards where a lot of the press quotes you may have seen came from, including in the piece in the Guardian. I felt…

Friday Reading S07E06

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. Tom Baker…

Friday Reading S07E05

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. Editor-in-chief Katharine…

Friday Reading S07E04

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. I love…

Friday Reading S07E03

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. “Snap Maps…

Friday Reading S07E02

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. I did…

Friday Reading S07E01

It’s back!¬†Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s social media idiot Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. Complex…