People ask me why I write bizarre stories populated by a whacky assortment of characters. My answer? I’m Canadian. As a people, we’re allowed and perhaps even encouraged to be different. Heck, a former Prime Minister [and the dad of our current PM] Pierre Elliott Trudeau became a role model for a generation in the…… Continue reading Proudly whacky, a Canadian tradition
The word’s out. Rotten Tomatoes gives DC’s band of nasties thumbs down. Tomatoes Quote – “Critics Consensus: #Suicide_Squad boasts a talented cast and a little more humor than previous DCEU efforts, but they aren’t enough to save the disappointing end result from a muddled plot, thinly written characters, and choppy directing.” https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/suicide_squad_2016/ The #Tomatometer went splat with…… Continue reading Suicide Squad – DC takes another header?
The answer to that question is – absolutely. Check out the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IocLkk3aYlk&app=desktop
Okay, readers this is supposed to be a potpourri of my writing, book reviews and occasionally the weird and wonderful relating to news that borders on sci-fi or horror fantasy. But like my mashup thrillers, I just can’t stay fixed on a single theme. Blame the ADHD or maybe it’s because the #Donald_Trump run for…… Continue reading Stranger than fiction: Trump defies the physics of politics
The Elegance of the Hedgehog is a strange and, to me, wonderful novel. One of two central characters and first-person narrators is Renée, a middle-aged concierge in an upscale apartment building. She revels in a private life rich in aesthetics and ideas but disguises her intelligence to avoid threatening the braggadocio among her rich, formally-educated…… Continue reading Review: Elegance of the Hedgehog, strange but beautiful tale
As a lifelong DC and Marvel comic book fan, most of the superhero shows on TV are less than super. In fact, a lot are downright lame. The answer to the question below that I posted on another blog fleshes out my arguments. What are some of the best superhero TV shows to watch? My answer:…… Continue reading Are superhero shows on TV super?
The following is my answer to a question posted on Quora.com. What if an astronaut on the moon refused to go back to Earth? https://www.quora.com/What-if-an-astronaut-on-the-moon-refused-to-go-back-to-Earth Whoa! Where does everyone get off saying that astronauts are invulnerable to a mental breakdown. Not saying that was the case cited below but it was strange and leads me…… Continue reading Can astronauts experience lunacy?
This is the excerpt for your very first post. Source: Do not call me a Vampire
Author G. K. Parker introduces Indifferent City through a scene in a Speakeasy where Billy Duquesne’s questionable morality is set before us when he slips a wallet bulging with cash to Craine, a mobster and the establishment’s owner. Billy’s bloodied knuckles attest to the persuasion required to complete the collection. For his effort, our hero is…… Continue reading Sexy, morally blurred, Depression-era mystery a great read
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