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Keith Stuart

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The Frequency of Us by Keith Stuart

The Bert's Books Podcast

Bert's review of The Frequency of Us by Keith Stuart - available to order at bertsbooks.co.uk--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bertsbooks/message


18 Jun 2021

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Episode 111: Keith Stuart Interview

Maximum Power Up

Paul is joined by best selling author and journalist, Keith Stuart. Keith started his career in the 90's at Big Red Software helping write game manuals. However in 1995 previous MPU guest Jason Brookes gave him his first games magazine role on Edge. We discussed his memories of working on Edge at such an important time in the games industry. As well as this we discuss his work on DC-UK and how the mag upset Sega.  Also covered is how he began writing for The Guardian and how that role evolved as well as taking the leap into writing novels (his latest Frequency Of Us recently released). We hope you enjoy the show and thanks to Keith for his time. 

1hr 50mins

23 May 2021

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Keith Stuart interviewed at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Best of the Emirates LitFest

Keith Stuart is an author and journalist.His debut novel, A Boy Made of Blocks, was a Richard and Judy Book club pick and a bestseller, inspired by Keith’s real-life relationship with his autistic son. His second novel, Days of Wonder, is a story about story about family, love and finding magic in everyday life. He has written for publications including Empire and Esquire magazine and was the former games editor of the Guardian.Here he speaks to Emirates ICE about his novels at the Emirates LitFest in 2019.


1 May 2020

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Rebroadcast - Episode 33 - Keith Stuart


This is a show about videogames, the people who play them and the people who make them. Each episode, a guest on the show talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that forged connections with others and games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints!My guest on today's show is the games editor for the Guardian, Keith Stuart. One of the recurring themes of Keith's life in games is family. From his earliest memories of he and his dad as co-conspirators in the notion that a home computer would be 'good for homework', through to his own life as a father, and how he and his son's relationship has been completely transformed by Minecraft. A story which is soon to be fictionalised in his book, A Boy Made of Blocks. Keith's life in games is a heartwarming one.We talk about writing videogame manuals, the magic of Phantasy Star Online, the forgotten Mario and Zelda games on the CDi, chasing the football dragon in Champ Manager, the role of a games journalist in the world of the streamer and the fascinating relationship between acting and playing videogames.All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. CHOOSE YOUR CLASS.Games diccussed - Life is Strange, Portal 2, WoW, Heavy Rain, Quantum Break, The Last of Us, Minecraft, Jumpgate, Pilotwings 64, Sega Rally, Leaderboard, Civilization, Championship Manager and Uncharted.Cover design: Craig Stevenson - http://onedinosaurandhisballoon.blogspot.co.ukMusic: Samuel Baker - http://soundcloud.com/furoshikiSUBSCRIBE HERERSS HERE

1hr 32mins

25 Mar 2019

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Keith Stuart - Auckland Council Archives

Ngā Pātaka Kōrero - Auckland Libraries

Archivist Keith Stuart discusses the work of Auckland Council Archives, in particular the various roads boards and the potential use of local government records for the purposes of family history research.Recorded 14 March 2018 at Auckland Central Library


17 Oct 2018

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Episode 127: Fiction writing, Fortnite and Fannies with Keith Stuart

The Scummy Mummies Podcast

HE'S BACK! Last time we had Keith Stuart on the podcast, he was just some guy who'd written a book. Now he is a best-selling novelist, famous all over the globe, and a close personal friend of Richard Madeley! OK that's a bit of an exaggeration, but he did get to meet Richard and Judy, and we get to hear all about that. There's also some chat about Days of Wonder, Keith's brilliant new book, which is out now.In a bid to be topical we talk about Fortnite, the video game that all the kids are into these days. We also discuss our brand new, custom designed, totally awesome catsuits, which were made by the amazing State of Disarray.You can follow Keith on Twitter @keefstuart, and Instagram @keef.stuart. The website we mention in the Fortnite chat is askaboutgames.com, and Keith's ace article on the subject was for the Guardian.The Scummy Mummies book is OUT NOW! We hope you like it, and if you do, we'd love an Amazon review!SEE US LIVE Come to our live comedy show! We are on our way to Cornwall, Sutton Coldfield, Norwich, Hertford, Cambridge, Brighton, Leatherhead, Milton Keynes, Manchester, Whitstable, and more... To buy tickets, and for more dates, visit ScummyMummies.com.We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. Please send your confessions to scummymummiespodcast@gmail.com and visit us at ScummyMummies.com. If you like the podcast, rate, review and subscribe!Thank you for listening! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


12 Jun 2018

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How Minecraft helped my son - Keith Stuart - 5x15 Bristol


Keith Stuart, the games editor at the Guardian talks about his debut novel A Boy Made of Blocks, a story of love, family, autism and Minecraft, which is based on his own experiences with his autistic son, Zac. The novel was written after The Guardian published a piece about how Minecraft had a hugely positive impact on Keith’s son Zac; it gave Zac a vocabulary and the confidence to use it, and meant that Keith was able to understand Zac better – having a positive effect on the whole family.Recorded at the 5x15 Bristol event on September 11 2016.5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each.Learn more about 5x15 events: 5x15stories.comTwitter: www.twitter.com/5x15storiesFacebook: www.facebook.com/5x15storiesInstagram: www.instagram.com/5x15stories


21 Sep 2016

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Final Games Episode 09 - Keith Stuart (Games Editor, The Guardian)

Final Games

Final Games is a podcast about the games that inspired us. Host, Liam Edwards is joined by various different game developers, game journalists and industry veterans to talk about the eight games that they'd choose to play for the rest of their lives if they were stuck in a deserted place. Think Desert Island Discs, but for games...For the ninth episode, Liam is joined at the very last minute by veteran games writer and The Guardian's Games Editor, Keith Stuart. A veteran of the industry for well over 20 years, Keith has written for just about every publication you can think of. He talks to Liam about the games that make him think and he has incredible stories for almost every choice. This is a mammoth episode that features comparing Jane Eyre to the first ever experiential video game and a hot video game idea that is going to make both Liam and Keith millions. It's a very special episode, enjoy! Keith Stuart:@keefstuarthttp://www.theguardian.com/technology/gamesIf you'd like to contact the show or Liam, or if you have any feedback please check out:@LiamBME@FinalGamesShowfinalgamespodcast@gmail.comFinal Games is hosted on Soundcloud at:www.soundcloud.com/finalgamespodcastYou can also download this show on iTunes as well, just search for "Final Games". Please rate and review the show!http://apple.co/1QP0ciSAlso! You can check out Liam's video reviews and shows on Youtube. Recently he reviewed the latest HITMAN game, please check it out. www.youtube.com/c/gotrare

2hr 52mins

18 Mar 2016

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Episode 57: Video Games Special with Keith Stuart

The Scummy Mummies Podcast

What are the best video games to play with kids? How much screen time should they have? Which celebrity would Helen most like to have it off with in a virtual reality environment? All these questions and more are answered in our Video Games Special! Our guest is Keith Stuart, games editor of The Guardian. He's also writing a novel about a dad who connects with his son who has autism via Minecraft, so there's some chat about that. Keith gives us his top tips for writing a book, and reveals what will be the hot games this Christmas. We tackle tricky topics like age ratings, how to police what your kids play at other people's houses, and Helen's laughable knowledge of Street Fighter II. You can follow Keith on Twitter - @keefstuart. His first novel, A Boy Made of Blocks, is out next autumn, but you can pre-order the Kindle version via Amazon. We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. Please send your confessions to scummymummiespodcast@gmail.com and visit us at ScummyMummies.com. If you like the podcast, please tell your friends!Thank you for listening! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


6 Oct 2015