AUTHOR, SCREENWRITER & JOURNALIST
Best. Times. Ever.
"Mark Juddery's jaunty tone and unbridled optimism put paid to the idea that everything's going to the dogs. A Pangloss for the Internet age. Read. This. Book."
- Pamela Hewitt
Mark's imaginatively titled blog
The year was supposed to start with a visit to Turkey – partly work, partly holiday – followed by the release of my book, for which I would spend February on a promotional tour. Best. Times. Ever. is a book about how almost everything is getting better in the world. Believe it or not, most […]Read Post
When I came up with the name Best. Times. Ever., for my latest book, it seemed like just the right title. Thanks partly to The Simpsons, everything today seems to be called the “Best (or Greatest, or Worst, or Funniest). Thing. Ever.” It’s a recent trend that requires only a short memory and a capacity […]Read Post
On a radio interview a couple of weeks ago, I was discussing my book Best. Times. Ever., which argues that, in most ways, the world is much better than it used to be. This is not just positive thinking, but a premise backed up by statistics. Warfare, for example, is not as terrible as before. […]Read Post
Two days after Best. Times. Ever. was released, I had to undergo chemotherapy. Not the best timing, but the promo show had to go on (while the pain could stop, thank you very much), even if I was under medical advice not to travel long distances. In that week, I had nine radio interviews with […]Read Post