- Jan 22, 2008
Here's me and comedy writer Jon Pinnock discussing Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis, which was something of an influence on the style, if not the subject, of the Space Captain Smith books. This is the first episode of a set of talks with comedy authors that Jon intends to do. It should be interesting. Lucky Jim hasn't aged perfectly, but it has got some excellent writing.
It’s Lit But Is It Funny? This is a podcast in which we’re going to take a critical look at one of the most neglected genres in literature: the funny book. In each episode I’m going to invite a fellow writer to pick a favourite example – and I’m happy to stretch the definition of […]