Creative analysis, TV

I’ve fallen head over heels for Supernatural

You know how I said in February how I was watching through a Supernatural seasons 1-8 boxset? Watching the show pretty much for the first time? Well, turns out that I really, really like the show. Continue reading

Creative analysis, Marketing and PR

Indies: Time to ditch “To whom it may concern” and a few other bits and bobs

Last week, the Nerds Assemble mailbox was sent a review enquiry by a small comics publisher. And, unfortunately, it rubbed me the wrong way. Not because they were asking for us to review their comics: it was the way they were asking for reviews. Continue reading

Critical analysis and reviews, TV

Until this year, I’d only seen the first season of the Supernatural TV series. Being quite the fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, it had been on my “get my hands on it and watch list” for quite some time. And then I was given the season 1-8 boxset last Christmas and have spent the last few weeks working my way through it.

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Currently watching: Supernatural

Creative analysis, Marketing and PR, Podcasting

I try out new podcasts all the time. It’s something you do when you produce several of your own, to see if you’re missing a trick, to check out what competitors might be doing, to hear how different industries might be using them. I don’t often become a frequent listener, and perhaps one thing, more than anything, will definitely put me off new and established shows: talking about your products within the opening moments of your podcast.

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Don’t turn the opening minutes of your new podcast into an ad