This Spinning World

I know my posts have been few and far between around these parts for a while. I’ve been consumed by writing and now preparing to publish a book, which will be an illustrated novel. I’m very excited to release it this winter for your reading pleasure. Details to follow…

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The Dunes South of Town

Hoar frost paints the fields, dappling a hazy whiteness over winter’s brown expanse.  Waves of snow ripple to the horizon, if not stopped dead by broken hills.  Some creature crawling over the horizon. . . In time it resolves into a figure coming towards me in long robes.  I could change direction, but the gravitation […]

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Enter the Huckster

In the year of our misfortune, the century hard to place, a peach-headed man descended on Rust Hill, pretending to have hitch-hiked there.  Tall-hatted, in gilded peacoat and with an unnatural paste slathered on his face to hide infirmity, he was an old time huckster in the classic american mold, looking to sell the people […]

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Is this Social?

  They want your image  they want your soul  as much as you can give  they’ll take it all They want information   they want consent   monetizing us   down to the last cent Like we’re just products lined up on a shelf   a piece of meat   cut and paste yourself Inside out […]

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Destroy Clocks

Destroy Clocks.  Abolish time.  Break the chains of causality.  Really, how badly do you need time?  For precise social order, for appointments?  Peel off the temporal dimension. Destroy Clocks is my new band and I’m stoked to be playing shows and sharing the recording of our 6 song EP.  Stream or download it for free […]

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Nightvision

Acrylic paint, collage and pastel on canvas, 2013. The object in the background is based on a sighting in the night sky during the summer of 1998 in Saskatoon.  I was sitting outside with my friend Muxx, taking a break from jamming in my parents’ basement, and we were both looking up when balls of […]

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Car + Clay = Cool

This year’s Nuit Blanche in Ottawa featured a cool installation by Christopher Griffin: Super Nova, a Chevy Nova plastered in clay creations made by passers by.  My friends and I crafted an olden man with a big hat and pipe and stuck him on top.

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