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Thursday, 20 July 2006

Mike Conroy on the BBC

20/7/06: Well, sort of... longtime Comics International contributor Mike Conroy has just done his first job for the BBC, providing research for Waiting for Superman.

Broadcast on Radio One on Monday night, it includes input from Dan Jurgens, Denny O'Neil and Grant Morrison as well as Superman Returns director Bryan Singer and Brandon Routh.

You can hear it by logging on to and clicking the Waiting for Superman link.

Tuesday, 18 July 2006

Special Delivery Frog

Our champion hunter cat delivered this frog this morning: I'm sure she's trying to persuade us not to keep messing up our house (we're having our roof done) -- and thinks gifts like this will persuade us...

Still, at least this delivery was alive and more than happy to be rescued (so happy it jumped all over the hallway before I could recapture it after taking this picture). The dead baby birds I can do without.

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