This website, the Max Headroom Chronicles, is the public face of a larger effort known as the Max Headroom Project. The Project has been going on for well over a decade as my interests in Max as a cultural icon and influence have pursued the subject into a variety of nooks and crannies.
Much of what I've discovered and acquired in this pursuit will one day appear here on the site. That which doesn't... well, I believe there are some important things to be said about Max's impact on our world, as brief as his reign was. Those things remain to be said, by me or someone I hope to work with or influence.
The site - the Chronicles - are the primary focus. As for the rest... stay tu-tuned.
Readers browsing the site will find a number of references to "the MaxRchives" and it was just brought to my attention that the corresponding explanation hasn't yet found its way here.
The Max Headroom Archives - MaxRchives - are the holdings of physical, digital and intellectual property by the Max Headroom Project, and are available only by direct query and our ability to answer questions and provide excerpts within research and "fair use" guidelines. The material we can post here without annoying owners and rights holders is already posted, or will be, and we again thank those various parties for tolerating our use of this material and understanding our intent to remain "fair use" in practice while sometimes stretching that barrier to adequately document the material.
However, other rights owners are far more strict about even 30-35 year old publications and productions, and we thus have to hold that material back for individual use. If an item mentions it's in the MaxRchives, that notice serves two purposes. First, it means we really do have the item, have seen it, and the entry you're reading is based on first-hand evaluation and not a blog-of-a-blog-of-a-blog-of-a-fanzine "interpretation" of it. Second, it means you're free to make inquiries about the item, and we'll help as much as we can in answering questions, providing research material and guiding you to your own copy of that magazine, film, or other item.