Sunday 25th September 2016,
Pop Culture 101 : With Mike Peters
My Mind Alone

My Mind Alone

The mind: Sometimes the greatest enemy one can encounter in life. I stare absently at my laptop computer screen. My writing program sits open, and yet I continue to stare at the blank screen. Blink after blink, the cursor taunts [...]

January 20, 2016 Fiction, Reading
Stranger (Complete Film)

Stranger (Complete Film)

‘Stranger’ is the short film based on my recently published short story entitled ‘A Stranger Among Us’.   In June 2015, ‘Stranger’ had its World Premiere Screening at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival   Synopsis: A stranger observes the home [...]

July 18, 2015 Film
Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’: Media Ploy?

Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’: Media Ploy?

When Radiohead released In Rainbows in 2007, the band made the decision to distribute the album through download for whatever price the consumer decided upon. It was a decision that rocked a music industry already ravaged by the onslaught of digital downloading. [...]

January 16, 2015 Music, Music Analysis
A Stranger Among Us…

A Stranger Among Us…

A stranger observes the home of David and Janine from across the street. Bathed in darkness, the man makes no movements…he simply watches. Beset by a dark secret long kept dormant, David and Janine’s seemingly happy marriage will be tested [...]

November 1, 2014 Fiction
Overcoming…

Overcoming…

The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place. It will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. Nothing hits as hard as life. But it ain’t [...]

January 7, 2014 Print Articles
I Love Green Day, I Hate Green Day… (A Grade 9 Reading)

I Love Green Day, I Hate Green Day… (A Grade 9 Reading)

In grade 9, no band captivated my fuzzed-out imagination quite like Green Day. 1994’s Dookie and 1995’s Insomniac were interconnected like the best of friends, bristling with electrifying sonic compositions and thematically-focused notions of self-destructive teen angst. To this day, [...]

August 20, 2013 Blog
Hype: A Seductress in Disguise

Hype: A Seductress in Disguise

Hype is a manipulator of the heart, of the mind, and of the soul. Hype is a seductress, a teaser, a conniver, a user. Hype exists to dazzle the eye, to stimulate the brain, to salivate the mouth. Hype is [...]

June 18, 2013 Blog
Crafting The Future

Crafting The Future

“We cherish the traditions of brewing history, while being creatively innovative about the future of it”. Kevin Somerville Brewmaster/Partner   BEER. A word that is simplistic in its pronunciation, but yet a word that elicits copious amounts of stereotypical connotations [...]

May 31, 2013 Print Articles
The Postmodern Landscape of ‘Total Recall’

The Postmodern Landscape of ‘Total Recall’

Total Recall (1990) Directed by Paul Verhoeven Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone and Michael Ironside   Synopsis:   Doug Quaid (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a construction worker constantly haunted by dreams and memories of Mars. Against the best wishes of his [...]

February 15, 2013 Film Analysis
Radiohead: Fact or Fiction?

Radiohead: Fact or Fiction?

When does intuitive creativity trespass into the realm of self-indulgent pretentiousness? A very thin line separates these two ideas, so how is anyone ever able to fully discern between the nature of the two? In other words, how is one [...]

January 15, 2013 Blog, Music, Music Analysis