Month: February 2014

From Book to Screen: Bitten

When announced that Kelley Armstrong’s first book, ‘Bitten’, was headed for the small screen, fans were pretty darned stoked. Laura Vandervoort’s casting was perfect. Some were initially concerned…

Hold the Phone

“Is this Douglas Langille?” “Yes, it is. How did you know? I called you?” “Good. We’ve been expecting your call. Pack a small bag. You have 15 minutes.”…

Lucky Me

I woke up dreaming of gold, which was weird, because I normally crave coffee. I swing my legs to the side of the bed and was shocked to…

March Madness

Three great days in March Fourteen, Sixteen, Seventeen Pi, John and Patrick Photo by Internet Archive Book Images

Moon and Badge

“What seems to be the problem, Officer?” I ask. “License and registration, sir,” he grumbles. I hand him the papers and note that the officer has a lot…

Reading at the Speed of Light

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss First up, when reading…

The Hand

My hand’s all numbers so what the heck? I drew a card from atop the deck, My palms were wet and my cheeks a-fire A chip and a…

The Men That Don’t Fit In

Some of the best memories of my grandfather are of Robert W. Service. Gramp would, at every opportunity, recite from memory any number of poems. We’d goad him…

Burnout

Eric thought his day would never end. Mr. Farnsworth kept him late working on that miserable laundromat account. How, in God’s Green Garden, did anyone expect to salvage…

Woden’s Daughter

The Allfather’s daughter, shame of Asgard, fled the Great Hall and made her way through the wood to the cliff-side. There, she gathered her furs about her shoulders…

3014

We’re not made for this damp shit and neither is our tech, thought Gil. What is it, 325 Kelvin? He took his smart-helmet off and leaned forward with…

The Picnic

If you go down in the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise. If you go down in the woods today, you’d better go in disguise. ‘Cause…