Short Bites

So, Welcome to Nightvale has a book deal.

 

Speaking of radio shows, sort of, Neil Gaiman is always on the Beeb when he's in the UK, but I just found this and am listening while avoiding working. In his own words he was on BBC 4 with "along with a comics creator, a Rock Manager, Tori [Amos] (and elks), and a former Yeti. It was a delightful 90 minutes of radio."

 

The BBC radio player is location restricted, sorry if it doesn't work for you.

 

If you're a child of the 80's like me, you may remember "The Rev. Richard Coles" hosting this show as of course, the Richard Coles who was in the band The Communards with Bronski Beat's Jimmi Somerville . And is now a Church of England clergyman.  So if you can't listen, or aren't in the mood for the radio show, here's a slice of 80's fun for you: Don't Leave me this Way. It's also Coles playing that wonderful clarinet opening to the Bronski Beat version of "It Ain't Necessarily So

 

And if there was justice in the world, I would relate that back to Nightvale somehow, to complete the circle, but I got nothing.