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Read “Corrosion”

When the corrosion touches your flesh there’s only one thing left for you. Metamorphosis.
Read Costi Gurgu’s “Corrosion” in “Water” Anthology!

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StopWatch Gang Meeting

Great meeting last Sunday with my fellow Stopwatch Gang members at the Town Crier Pub. Enjoyed some finger-licking good German dishes and beer, and the kind of overlapping and chaotic talk you have when several writers are at the same table and had different opinions...

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Guillermo del Toro

Last week I saw “At Home with Monsters” exhibition at Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). A really good one. Lots of materials to be seen, viewed, listened or experienced but also a lot of background story for each aspect of del Toro’s creations and obsessions.

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Blade Runner 2049

Two nights ago we went and saw Blade Runner 2049 in IMAX. Let me start by saying I still love Blade Runner more, but this was an amazing experience nonetheless.

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York University Speech

This last Tuesday I gave a speech for the students at York University on speculative fiction in general and new weird in particular. It was a great experience for which I’d like to thank my gracious host, Crina Bud, professor of Semiotics.

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The Capital Book Launch of RecipeArium

The Capital Book Launch of RecipeArium

My third book launch for RecipeArium is going to take place in Ottawa, during Can-Con.
This will be the singular capital event of this year in the capital city. You cannot afford to miss it! It’s about art. It’s about love. It’s about death.

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Last Days of the Pilgrimage

In Zion people had cut the road at the bottom, through the mountains, following the curves of the valley along the rivers. So, in order to observe the canyons at Zion one needs to look up. One needs to walk through the bowels of the white whale that Zion is and search for its mouth.

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R.I.P. Mr. Hefner. You will be missed.

Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy died today and the world will be poorer without him. Hefner was a visionary and a man of great taste. A Maecenas for countless artists. I was the art director of Playboy Magazine.

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