I would get so much more writing done if they stopped having film festivals…

… on the other hand, if that happened, I wouldn’t be in a position to recommend The Devil’s Chair, a dandy little screamer by Brit director Adam Mason that had its premier at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness stream. Riffing on everything from The Haunting to Hellraiser – with a thick dollop of …

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Cobalt, Ontario: Not as much fun as the sign indicates…

… but still some fun. Those of you who’ve read The Pit-Heads over at The Devil’s Exercise Yard may have been wondering: is there really a vampire-infested mining town called Cobalt, Ontario with some of the prettiest industrial ruins in Northern Ontario? Did this town really supply 44 per cent of the world’s silver at …

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In case you were sick of the limited number of free lies on the website…

… it looks as though there’ll be more soon. But not here. Just got word from Gord Zajac, fiction editor at ChiZine, that my story “The Mayor Will Make A Brief Statement And Then Take Questions” is a go for their next issue. The story itself is only slightly longer than the title, and I …

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