The Batmobile aka the Tumbler

If anyone has read my blog ‘I’m Batman’ they can easily tell that I am a HUGE Batman fan.  With the anticipation of the third and final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES) only weeks away I am posting a few photos of the Batmobile aka the Tumbler when it visited […]

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Hey look he’s also Canadian!

As a Canadian I figured why not mention some books written by Canadian authors that I’ve enjoyed reading.  Let me first lay it out that we, Canadians, have a complex.  This complex can be identified as ‘hey-look-he’s-also-Canadian’.  Being in a country that is second in land mass (after Russia) but with a population slightly over […]

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Fantasy Casting Call

To have a movie made from a book is every author’s dream come true.  To have that movie garner rave reviews, receive prestigious awards, and make a heck-of-a-lot of money is heaven. Every writer knows a good/great movie = a bestseller. Those who enjoyed the movie may in turn seek out the original source material.  […]

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Book-to-Film

Along with being a writer I’m also a huge movie fan.  Most of my blogs in one way or another have some connection to movies.  So I figured why not write about book-to-film adaptations. Now, there are hundreds, heck, thousands of books that have been turned into films.  In most cases the books were better […]

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Avoid Parking Tickets by Jon Rupret

(ten humorous ways to save money by the hero of RACE) Don’t block driveways. (Unless it’s your neighbour who refuses to return your lawn mover, hairdryer, rake, paper clips and other essentials in life) Keep your distance from fire hydrants. (Permitted only if you are a dog) Watch for signs on the street. (They are […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Writer

If you type “How to write” in Google you will get almost 600 million results. If you narrow it to “How to write a book” the results go down to 194 million. Now if you narrow further to, say, “How to write a bestselling book” it goes down to 462,000 results. (These numbers are surely […]

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Jason Bourne vs. James Bond

It’s interesting to see the debate of who would win if Jason Bourne ever met James Bond. These two literary constructions would be fascinating if ever they were on the same page. Mind you, as far as what they are in on the actual page, by Robert Ludlum (Bourne) and Ian Fleming (Bond) they are […]

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