The King of Sexting is at it again! And no doubt, so are the joke writers working for late night TV shows. Politicians, like Weiner, inspired me to write THE ROAD AHEAD. Someone take this man's phone away from him. He might as well send his photos directly to the New York Post or Daily … Continue reading Anthony Weiner Is…Argh I Can’t Go There
Photo post. Source: The Road Ahead
The Globe and Mail compiled a grammar quiz consisting of complaints submitted over the past year by sharp-eyed readers, invariably decrying what they call the ceaseless erosion of language standards. I did quite well: 14 of out 15. How did you do? http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/are-you-smarter-than-a-globe-and-mail-copy-editor-find-out-with-ourquiz/article31530706/
It was a busy week preparing for the release of THE ROAD AHEAD. This week I signed off on the layout of the book and acquired an ISBN, which is a unique 13-digit identifier that each book is assigned (a different ISBN is assigned to each version, ebook, paper, audio). When I filed for an … Continue reading Weekly Update
A book release party has now been booked for THE ROAD AHEAD. The location will be Ben McNally Books on Bay Street. I've designed an invitation but holding off releasing it until I have date confirmed delivery of copies of the book. Can't have a book release without books. Hopefully, this will all come together … Continue reading Weekly Update
1. If Ryan had accidentally locked himself in his own car, would he: a) Call 911 and wait for emergency services to arrive. b) Kick out one of his windows. c) Scream help until someone passing by noticed him. d) Listen to Howard Stern on Sirius radio until the car battery died. 2. When Ryan … Continue reading What Would Ryan Lochte Do?
After three days of insisting that Barack Obama literally founded ISIS and seeing it blow up in his face, Donald Trump decided that it was all a joke. This is the same corner he’s run to after he’s thrown the squirrel into the woodchipper and seen what happens: Hey, Russia, hack Hillary’s e-mail; Hey, Second … Continue reading Donald Trump: The Comic
I received a few more agent rejections this week. Some baseball enthusiasts have on their bucket list a trip across America to attend games at all 30 ballparks in 30 days. My version is 30 agent rejections in 30 days. It's been a busy week preparing for the launch of my first novel, THE ROAD … Continue reading Weekly Update
I often direct my humour at current events and contemporary society. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that I have often made light of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Americans who support him. But I also realize that Canadians cannot afford to be smug or complacent. Although we are currently riding a wave of progressive … Continue reading Canada Might One Day Have Its Own Donald Trump
Impressionable Canadian children were tuned in to watch the men's field match between Canada and German over the weekend and this is what they were exposed to. Tell me these two gentleman, side by side, their backs to the camera, was just a coincidence? I don't think so. Leave it to the Germans.