For your Winter Olympics reading pleasure in the short breaks between episodes of The Curling (not a Laird Barron novel), why not read my story with a title that threatens to break the Twitter character limit, “The murder of Father Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin considered as the single men’s Olympics Luge final“? A story that manages […]
My 25th published story, “The murder of Father Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin considered as the single men’s Olympics Luge final“, has just gone live at Sein und Werden. I first read “The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy considered as a downhill motor race” by JG Ballard around 1979 / 1980, in one of the best sf […]
Four years since MH17 was shot out of the sky, four years since our telephone rang in the early hours … Here is what I wrote then.
My wife’s phone rang at 3.19am. It confused me, because my alarm does not make that sound. Mostly asleep, I thought of the time when the noise would stop, and I could submerge myself completely. My wife was obviously also not conscious. “What’s that?” I asked, innocently. “My sister is trying to call me.” “Oh.” […]
The main function of any Olympic Games, Summer or Winter, is to showcase two legendary boofheads, Roy Slaven and HG “Immortal” Nelson, so it was with great pleasure that I read they shall indeed be part of the Australian television broadcast. The year just keeps getting better and better a great opportunity to catch up […]