Jeff Quest (Spywrite) chats with the author of Paranoid Visions, Joseph Oldham. Paranoid Visions explores the history of the spy and conspiracy genres on British television, from 1960s Cold War series through 1980s conspiracy dramas to contemporary ‘war on terror’ thrillers. It analyses classic dramas including Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Edge of Darkness, A Very British Coup, and Spooks. This … [Read more...] about Paranoid Visions -Spies, conspiracies and the secret state in British television drama, interview with Joseph Oldham (132)
On today's Spybrary Spy Podcast, Jeff Quest of the legendary Spywrite Spy blog chats Espionage Magazine with Josh Pachter. "This episode, I'm talking with Josh Pachter about the mid eighties digest Espionage Magazine. It was dedicated to doing something we hadn't seen before. Printing short spy fiction. Josh has been a published author since he was 16 years old and had numerous pieces published … [Read more...] about Espionage Magazine Remembered – with writer Josh Pachter.
In this episode, writer Jeremy Duns and Spywrite's Jeff Quest take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of spy book titles. They discuss some of their favorites, alternate titles, translated titles and the many pitfalls authors face when determining a book title. Special thanks to Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest for hosting and producing Episode 102 of the Spybrary Podcast all about spy book … [Read more...] about Title Fight! The Good, the Bad and Ugly of Spy Book Titles with Jeremy Duns and Jeff Quest. (102)
Not many podcasts reach Episode 100, let alone a spy podcast. So on this our 100th episode, Spywrite's Jeff Quest turns the tables on Spybrary Spy Podcast Host Shane Whaley. Jeff artfully employs his Sarratt training to put Whaley through a gentle but thorough debrief. Listen to Episode 100 of Spybrary to learn more about the origins of Spybrary, how the podcast is put together, Shane's … [Read more...] about The Podcaster Who Came In From The Cold. Episode 100
Leo and Jeff Quest (spywrite.com) give us their review of Spies in Disguise which is a 2019 American computer-animated spy comedy film. The Spies in Disguise plot follows a secret agent who is accidentally transformed into a pigeon by an intelligent teenage agent and the pair must work together to stop a cybernetic terrorist who seeks revenge and return him to his human form. A … [Read more...] about Spies in Disguise Review: Brush Pass with Jeff and Leo Quest (96)
Agent Running In the Field gets the Spybrary deep-dive treatment on Episode 93 of the Spybrary Podcast. Joining our John le Carre, Agent Running In The Field Round Table is John le Carre fans and spy bloggers Matthew Bradford and Jeff Quest. This episode is brought to you by the generosity of our Spybrary Supporters. For just the price of a cup of coffee, you can help us continue to … [Read more...] about Agent Running In The Field – John le Carre – Round Table (93)
On Episode 91 of the Spybrary Podcast, Spywrite's Jeff Quest interviews Henry Hemming the author of Agents of Influence/Our Man in New York - A British Campaign, a Canadian Spy, and the Secret Plot to Bring America into World War II Henry Hemming tells us more about the astonishing story of the British spies who set out to draw America into World War II As World War II raged into its … [Read more...] about Henry Hemming tells us more about Agents of Influence/Our Man in New York (91)