Within the Wires podcast

Podcasts are a favourite way to wind down for me. For the most part I listen to them for fun while working on something. But not Within the Wires. There is no listening while doing something else, having it play in the background and paying only partial attention to what is going on. From the […]

Black Static #56

Black Static, issue #56 by TTA press cover art by Joachim Luetke The Green Eye – Scott Nicolay¬†(illustrated by Ben Baldwin) This is a story of summertime boyhood antics cut short by a supernatural urban legend called the Spooklights. Are the unfortunate circumstances that follow are a result of the legend or just a young […]

Flash Fiction Day 2017

I am participating again in Damon Wakes’ ¬†yearly literary tradition of Flash Fiction Day. It’s a great way to limber up before Flash Fiction Month in July. For the past couple of years I have put aside writing in favour of other creative pursuits and I am grateful for the chance to get the writing […]

consumed this week > 12-18 March 2017

MAIN COURSE Logan – What a heavy movie! Heavy with emotion, heavy with action, heavy with blood. It was a far less summer blockbuster serving of the Marvel universe than I am used to. I had no idea what I was going in to, but I was glad I saw it. I loved Stephen Merchant […]

Girlfriend’s Day (2017)

Girlfriend’s Day (2017) written by: Eric Hoffman, Bob Odenkirk, Philip Zlotorynski directed by: Michael Stephenson starring: Bob Odenkirk, Amber Tamblyn, Stacy Keach tl;dr > Go open up Netflix right now and watch this film. Bob Odenkirk is a god. Girlfriend’s Day is a quasi-noir about Ray Wentworth (Odenkirk), a damaged man who writes sentiments for […]