So, there are some interesting things happening here at the Medieval Gnome Productions studios, aka my living room, and some interesting things happening outside as well. Let’s stick with the in-the-living-room, or perhaps more accurately in-the-Gnome’s-head things.
As the end of Season Ten, and thus of 100 regular episodes approaches I feel good about where the shows are going. The GEM Show, favored by a select group of about six listeners (really) is about to feature a new book—Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth. We just did Doyle’s Lost World, so it seems appropriate. If you’re interested in listening to an audio-book-with-commentary, The GEM Show’s the one for you. (And what’s the deal with all these hyphens today? I guess my PC has a superfluity that needs using up. Dontcha just love the word superfluity?)
It’s the Portal, of course, that brings most of you to this blog. And the Portal is going to be going through some changes, for the better, for Season 11.
First of all is the name change, of course. I’m still looking for ideas for a new name; a new name which may or may not include the word portal. If you have an idea, shoot me an email at the usual place (firstname.lastname@example.org) but do it soon if you want to be in the running for a copy of The Ankh-Morpork Archives, a brand-new book that was just published on the 10th.
Btw if any of you are up on copyright law, please shoot me an email. I want to make sure I get it right this time.
I’m also pondering a fairly major format change for the portal along with the name change. In fact, I’ve decided to do it, at least in occasional episodes, but if I go the bundle on it, it would be… well, very different. Stay tuned.
The staff are doing well. They’re having their morning nap at the moment. (Did you know that adult cats sleep up to 20 hours a day?)
Write if you get work—or not. I’d love to hear from you.