TV and Film

The X-Files: ‘Home Again’… One Year On

So after one Morgan brother brought us their own style of X-Files, we now have the other, Glen Morgan, the creator of monsters such as Eugene Tooms and the Peacock family. Despite the title, this episode is not a sequel to the controversial story featuring the latter. But it’s every bit a creepy. And yet… Continue reading The X-Files: ‘Home Again’… One Year On

TV and Film

Remembering Bill Hicks: 23 Years On

23 years ago today, the stand-up comedian Bill Hicks died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was only 32. I discovered him almost by accident a year ago while surfing some stand-up videos on YouTube. As a result the channel recommended a 2009 Davie Letterman interview with Bill Hick’s mother Mary. The interview begins… Continue reading Remembering Bill Hicks: 23 Years On

Gaming

Video Games and Violence – The History, Part 1.

So I’ve got myself some hyper realistic graphics. Gore turned up to 11. Believable and interesting characters complete with a narrative that keeps you sat down for days. I’ve got realistic gun play, accurate sword-art, and a heap load of violence. I’ve gotta be getting close to being a killing machine, right? Video Games and… Continue reading Video Games and Violence – The History, Part 1.

TV and Film

The X-Files: ‘Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster’… One Year On

Whenever I wish that Season 10 of The X-Files was a one serialised mythology story, I remember that this crystal gem of an episode would never exist. And that would be totally unacceptable. While the prospect of Darren Morgan coming back was exciting, at the same time I was unsure. Here’s a man who wrote… Continue reading The X-Files: ‘Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster’… One Year On

The Podcast · TV and Film

Episode 3 of the Podcast

I think I mentioned in our about us section that the Writers Block was also a podcast. Well, it was actually a Radio Show before it was a podcast. I thought I’d start sharing each upload of ours. This episode, episode 3, features some slightly outdated entertainment news, some rubbish banter and our favourite romantic… Continue reading Episode 3 of the Podcast