The Truthful Phone
Wednesday, 27 January 2016
Hello Terry Jones' Evil Machines Supporters!
NEWS! The first story in Evil Machines, The Truthful Phone is being adapted into a film!
Taking inspiration from both the Evil Machines story and Terry’s screenplay for Labyrinth, the adaptation is a rollicking comedy with Mae Morris at the core of this tale of mischief and mayhem as the phone not only tells versions of the truth - but becomes…
The Vacuum That Was Too Powerful
Monday, 11 July 2011
Here is another chapter from 'Evil Machines' - help me finish it by pledging your support and get your name in the back! Imagine that.THE VACUUM CLEANER THAT WAS TOO POWERFUL
There was once a very Powerful Vacuum Cleaner. On the side of its cylinder was inscribed the legend: “Possibly the most Powerful Vacuum Cleaner in the World!”
“That’s the vacuum cleaner for us!” said John.
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Lots of Python related news which I thought I'd better share with you.
Not that it's stopping me from writing - oh no.
Firstly we're making a 3D animated film based on Graham's memoirs
The BBC are making a drama about the slightly mixed reception The Life of Brian received when it was released. I'm played by someone young and handsome - I'm not…
Thursday, 23 June 2011
Pondering the new book I've been reminded of some other Evil Machines or rather Evil Machine makers I wrote about in the Guardian a couple of years ago. Here's the piece:
Dear arms industry,
Congratulations! At this time of economic crisis, when everyone is tightening their belts and reducing expenditure because of the monetary meltdown, you're the one industry that's still expanding. According…
Hello, Good Evening and Welcome
Monday, 9 May 2011
Well how lovely to see you here.
Firstly, I should thank-you for having the devil-may-care audacity to buy a book that hasn't quite been written yet. With your help it will be. You can now relax and enjoy watching me write it. I, on the other hand, have some serious work to do. Not that it will be very serious you understand. In fact most of it will be very silly. Well that's what you get for buying…