Tonight, on Newsnight Review …

… Kevin Smith vs Jeanette Winterson! Or put another way, a “cult fiction special“, asking (the site says), “Is cult now mainstream?”, “Have the geeks inherited the earth?”, and “Is science fiction writing still in the ghetto?” Hmmm.

UPDATE: Well, you can watch it (if you’re in the UK), here. Unlike some I didn’t think it was nearly as bad as it could have been; or rather, if you’re going to choose And Another Thing… and a Mark Millar comic as your starting points for discussion, you deserve what you get. I do agree that it would have been nice if they could bring themselves to mention the author of Yellow Blue Tibia, rather than just the title…