Robert Webb


Always ready for a bit of a ramble. People have even been known to listen on occasion.


Stuck in Limbo: The “Purgatorial British Sitcom”

The British are famous for their deadpan, absurd, and yet unrelentingly bleak comedy. I grew up in England so It's no surprise that I was exposed to a number of classic comedies including Bottom, Red ...

What Merchant of the Skies Taught Me About Games, and Myself

I've played a lot of games. That's one of the few things I feel I can state with certainty. I also feel fairly safe in the knowledge that the majority of these games feature some kind of combat. It's ...

Overcoming: Camus, Saramago, and the Pandemic

The year 2020 has been defined almost entirely by isolation, quarantine, and lockdown. I'm sure there are many people who are understandably sick to death of those three words. However, I have recentl...