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Ask Your Newsagent

Put on your reading glasses, settle into your favourite chair, and join me for a chat with Andrew and Paul from Amiga and Pixel Addict magazines.
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Show Notes

In this ‘bumper’ edition of the show, I sat down with Andrew and Paul from the Addict magazines, which are wonderful publications focussing on the Amiga and retro culture and technology in general.

As well as talking shop, getting some genuinely interesting behind the scenes views into what making a physical (and digital) magazine in 2022 is all about, we go for a bit of a nostalgia trip on the subject of our memories of magazines and computer and video game shops of the 90s.

I really hope you enjoy this episode, apologies for any audio issues sometimes these can’t be helped when recording remotely. Do you have memories of newsagent experiences, or a favourite tech magazine, we’d love to hear from you, so send a note over to [email protected], leave a comment on the post, or start a discussion in Goodpods.

If you liked this episode or any of our content, we’d greatly appreciate any little bit of support you can throw our way over at our Ko-Fi page.

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Chapter Times

  1. 00:00:05: Introductions
  2. 00:13:57: Magazine & Retail Memories
  3. 00:36:08: Pixel Addict
  4. 00:41:46: Pitching Ideas
  5. 00:46:35: The Personal Element
  6. 00:50:21: Past, Present, and Future
  7. 00:57:21: The Journey To WHSmith
  8. 01:11:50: Deadlines & Proofreading
  9. 01:19:29: Wrapping Up


Intro and outro theme: Ace of Clubs by RoccoW

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