Wow, it's been so long since I updated here. I know, I know, for shame to start a blog post with that line, but my lack must be noted.
We finished the last season with episode 50, which felt like a real milestone and gave us a chance to assess where the podcast is and can go. We did this over dinner this summer, which was lovely.
There have been some small changes here and there - I overhauled the website and am currently working on some designs for merchandise. We are introducing some bonus episodes with the longer term aim of having a membership/patreon section. I am also now editing the episodes (so please bear with us while that smoothes out).
Earlier this year I worked with a colleague at SoFT, Richard Butler to acquire a recording suite, which fits in an easy to carry box and means I am now mobile and can record events solo, anywhere, practically. Again, you might need to bear with us on that as I get it really streamlined.
Highlights of the last season in terms of interviews and collaborations for me include my chat with the wonderful Lenny Abrahamson, Dario's episode with Hope Dickson Leach and our collaboration with the collective Club Des Femmes, which yielded an incredible chat with B. Ruby Rich that Dario conducted.
Curzon Aldgate also invited us to do an event and episode around Aki Kaurismäki's latest The Other Side Of Hope, which may be my favourite film of the year so far.
The new season is underway and I am particularly excited to share our in-depth interview episode covering the contemporary state of film criticism. So far we have some amazing interviews with amazing writers and critics. It's going to be amazing.
Catch up here.