Screaming Lord Sutch
Screaming Lord Sutch founder of the Monster Raving Loony party bringing fun to UK politics before his death.
In the 1988 comedy Big, Tom Hank’s over-sized child of a character suggests to his toy company employers that they create an interactive comic book. I remember as a kid thinking this was the coolest idea ever (I also thought the Transformer/building that gets mocked in the film would be cool, so let’s take my 10-year old opinion with a grain of salt). 28 years later, there are a few Apps that offer an interactive, graphic novel experience, but the concept never took off like the film suggested it would. As an adult, I don’t have much interest in this would-be invention, but I’ve recently found the added pleasure of using the web to enhance my reading experience.
“I don’t get it! I don’t get it! I don’t get it!”
My foray into the world of interactive reading first took shape while reading the Bryan Wilson biography Catch a…
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