At the start of every year, Geoff asks me to compile my favourite media consumed over the previous year. This is like asking the ocean to pick its favourite fish. I consume all media produced by humanity in any given year, and as there is a significant backlog since before my arrival in this time, […]Read more "Top Picks of 2013"
This is not hyperbole. I’m from the future, dammit, so I should know what’s to come for the Caustic Soda Podcast. They will be both lauded and castigated, celebrated and reviled, honoured and hunted for sport. Infamy isn’t a word to be thrown around lightly, but in the future, the word will be defined by […]Read more "Support the best damn podcast the world has ever known and will ever know"
For those of you looking for a little more poetry in your lives, do we have the solution for you. Geoff’s short story, “Lone White Seagull“, is a poetry-littered piece of prose appearing right now in Kaleidotrope magazine. The story is a love-triangle between an aspiring poet, his long-suffering girlfriend, and the co-pilot of the […]Read more "Lone White Seagull Spotted in Kaleidotrope"
A few months ago we announced that the good folks at Big Pulp would be publishing Geoff’s story “Heart of Darkest Tortuguero”, Geoff’s wacko tribute to Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. Well, that day has finally arrived. Actually, the day arrived almost two months ago, but Geoff has had me very busy tending to the new arrival, Milk […]Read more "Big Pulpy Heart of Darkness Tribute"
Those of you who visit the blog on a regular basis may have noticed a marked lack of posts over the last couple months. Geoff has kept me busy on a variety of other tasks, the exact nature of which I haven’t been able to disclose until today. You see, Geoff and his wonderful wife […]Read more "Pair of pubs and some really great news"
The only way to enter the Holy City of Cir, which sits on an island in the Balakan river, is to cross one of twelve magical bridges. The trick is, the bridges will only let you cross if your attitude aligns with the spirit of the bridge. The Bridge of Many Happy Returns is open […]Read more "The Beggar King, by Michelle Barker"
While at the Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University, Geoff studied with the very talented Ayelet Tsabari. At the time she was studying creative non-fiction, and publishing excellent pieces about growing up in Israel, serving in the army there, and then moving to Canada. Always a versatile writer, she also wrote excellent fiction. All her […]Read more "The Best Place on Earth by Ayelet Tsabari"