Exploring Calvin & Hobbes is the selection of my book club for next month. It features an interview with series creator Bill Watterson and highlights from the ten year run of the strip. For many, it’s a chance to relive childhood memories. I was not much older than Calvin when it debuted and read it […]
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Wow! It’s been almost two months since we published Tall Tales of the Weird West and never did I think that it would still be riding an Amazon Bestseller list! I want to thank everyone who picked up a copy, and if you haven’t yet, make sure to check it out. In fact, Tall Tales […]
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I’d like to thank everyone who came out to support the launch of Tall Tales of the Weird West. It was a great night at Owl’s Nest Books and I hope they have a fantastic year as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary. I’d especially like to thank everyone who picked […]
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What a surprise it was last week to go on down to the Rumble House to host the Art Auction and discover it was the one hundredth battle/rumble/auction since we started in July 2012. While I hosted the majority of Gorilla House battles, this was only my third time behind the mic at the Rumble House, and […]
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It was great to be back at the Rumble House to host the weekly Wednesday night Live Art Rumble and Auction. If you’ve never been down to either the old Gorilla House Gallery or Rumble House, the action starts at 7:00 PM with the random selection of the Three Items of Inspiration. Visiting artists are […]
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On Wednesday, April 8th, I’ll be doing the first of two nights hosting the live auctions at the Rumble House and I’m very excited to be heading back. The Gorilla House Art Gallery was my home away from home, right up until it closed it’s doors in December of 2013. When the gallery was reborn […]
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Ready to be held and read! Also available in digital formats (pre-order here). But these will be available at the official book launch in April and at Comic Con, so stay tuned for more details!
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I’m happy to announce that my short story “Dinner in Carcosa” will be appearing in the upcoming Coffin Hop Press anthology Tall Tales of the Weird West: The Horse Always Gets It First, a collection of wild west yarns that tip the hat to primordial chthonic prairie madness. “Dinner in Carcosa” features a young insurance […]
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Tucked between two buildings across the street from the Mewata Armory downtown, Gorilla House fans have welcomed the return of Rich Theroux’s Live Art Wednesday Nights. While the new digs are operating under the moniker of The Rumble House, inside the community vibe continues. Come on down for 7:00 pm as local artists gather to hear […]
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Better known to many as Bassano del Grappa, former host and auctioneer of Calgary’s famed Gorilla House Art Gallery, Coffee and Blarney is home for my written words.