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Hey there, everyone! Something looks strange, you may well be thinking on reading this post, and well, you’d be right. I’ve had a re-brand, a little re-design, and a larger re-think about my blog space. Since parting ways as editor of Set The Tape in the spring, I’ve been going back and forth on what …

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Talking about the second season of Star Trek: Discovery this year has been a difficult experience in places. Not just because the recently concluded fourteen-episode run wasn’t a particularly good season of television—more on that here—but also thanks to the way some of the online Star Trek fandom have responded to criticism. It hasn’t been …

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So I’ve gone and done it, guys… I’ve launched a Patreon for Cultural Conversation which you can find here. Some of you may subscribe to, or know about, my fairly successful Patreon for The X-Cast, my X-Files podcast, which has built a terrific community around itself over the last few years, so I have some …

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Howdy folks, it’s been a while since I did a Tony Talks post, indeed this is the first one of 2019. It feels fitting for events that have come to pass this week. So today is my final day, essentially, as the co-editor of my website Set The Tape, which I founded just under two …

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Of all the blogs in all the world, you had to run into mine! Since you’re here – hi! A quick update from yours truly on all things Tony given it’s been a bit quiet this last week. A fair few things going on behind the scenes. Firstly, yes, I’m giving The Book which I’m …

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When I’m not looking at all kinds of geeky media on this blog, I’m co-running my website Set The Tape, on which I now and then publish content. This is part of a review you can find the rest of in the link below. For many, the high point of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s quite legendary …

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