Issue Ten, Out Now!


Tell Him Your Plans is the title of our bumper tenth issue. It comes from the joke: How do you make God laugh? Tell Him your plans. The joke sits at the heart of this issue’s theme: absurdity.

The issue has interviews with acclaimed novelist EWAN MORRISON and master comedian RICHARD HERRING.



We’ve also got David Cain from Raptitude on his new-found, post-job liberty; Robert Wringham on the disorienting pleasure of walking through the wrong door; Reggie C King on Ambrose Bierce; Dickon Edwards on Pinter; a new essay from Justin Reynolds; and a story of sick-day freedom by Allan Wilson.

If that weren’t enough, there’s an astonishing cameo from the Wise Space Baby from the end of 2001: a space odyssey! What would he make of all this? I think he’d like it.

104 independently-produced, beautifully-typeset, entertainingly-illustrated pages for just £6 (or £5 on PDF).

It’s an astonishing tenth issue. Our biggest and arguably best to date.

Buy it now from the online shop in print or PDF.


Robert Wringham is the founder and editor-in-chief of New Escapologist. He's also a humourist and performer.

3 Responses to “Issue Ten, Out Now!”

  1. Spoonman says:

    I was about to pre-order it, but then I got that wonderful email saying that it’s available right now! Yeepee!

    Thank you for putting such an awesome issue together!

  2. Huzzah! Happy to keep making them, as long as you’re still enjoying them.

  3. […] a friendly reminder that Issue 10 of New Escapologist is now on the street and available for purchase (physical magazine or […]

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