Letters never sent

Friday Reading has gone on a break. That’s often how it goes and how a season abruptly ends. I’ve been so busy with work that I haven’t had a chance to write it for a fortnight now, so I hereby…

Friday Reading S11E20

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season. Sign up here. “Panenka himself, meanwhile, saw it differently….

Friday Reading S11E19

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season. Sign up here. It has been the Guardian’s 200th…

Friday Reading S11E18

Friday Reading S11E18

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season. Sign up here. There’s some great but poignant lines…

Friday Reading S11E17

Friday Reading S11E17

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season. Sign up here. “An open letter to The Sunday…

Friday Reading S11E16

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season. Sign up here. “The whole affair is a perfect…

"Is it bad that my terrible ideas sound like those of a Nazi comic super-villain? No! It is the comic writer who is in the wrong"

Friday Reading S11E15

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season and is stuffed full of chocolate. Sign up here….

Friday Reading S11E14

Friday Reading S11E14

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season and has never been stuck in a canal. Sign…

Friday Reading S11E13

Friday Reading S11E13

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season and this is the unlucky thirteenth episode. Sign up…

Friday Reading S11E12

Friday Reading S11E12

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season and still hasn’t had a drink yet this year….