Set The Tape

In the summer of 2017, I worked with friend, journalist and Failed Critics podcaster Owen Hughes to create a brand new entertainment site we named, after much deliberation in the coffee shops of Oxford and the sun loungers of Portugal, Set The Tape (after the phrase we used as children whenever something was on TV we planned to record back in the heady days of VHS – yes, we’re that old!).

Owen and I co-edited the site until the spring of 2019 when we jointly opted to move on, and ended up selling the site to one of the writers we had recruited, but the process of developing, editing and writing for Set The Tape taught me a great many useful things about the writing world – including how I’m really not cut out to be an editor!

I wrote some good work for the site, however, and I’m very pleased it is still going strong years later.

Concert Review: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back at the Royal Albert Hall (September 24, 2019)

Game of Thrones: Top 5 Weirdest Sh*t on Planetos (Apr 4, 2019)

Game of Thrones: Top 5 Book to Show Differences (Apr 3, 2019)

The Old Man and the Gun – DVD Review (Apr 1, 2019)

Project Blue Book 1×01 – ‘The Fuller Dogfight’ – Review (Mar 29, 2019)

The Prisoner (1955) – Blu-Ray Review (Mar 28, 2019)

Phantom Lady (1944) – Blu-Ray Review (Mar 22, 2019)

Fleet of Knives (Gareth L. Powell) – Review (Mar 21, 2019)

Sink the Bismarck! (1960) – BluRay Review (Mar 21, 2019)

Turn Up Charlie 1×01/1×02 – Review (Mar 19, 2019)

Lady Macbeth of Mtensk (Opera Performance) – Review (Mar 18, 2019)

Human Desire – BluRay Review (Mar 14, 2019)

Zero Bomb (M. T. Hill) – Review (Mar 14, 2019)

American Gods 2×01 – ‘House on the Rock’ – Review (Mar 14, 2019)

This Time With Alan Partridge 1×02 – Review (Mar 6, 2019)

Fleabag 2×01 – Review (Mar 5, 2019)

This Time With Alan Partridge 1×01 – Review (Feb 27, 2019)