Sinner Man

Sinner Man tells the story of small town insurance-peddler Don Barshter, and how after a few too many drinks, inadvertently murders his wife following an errant strike.  Rather than call the police and turn himself in, Don decides to cram his wife’s body into a closet and flee town.  It’s during his aimless travels that…

She-Hulk: Law & Disorder

After discovering her employer only hired her as a publicity stunt, Jennifer Walters (a.k.a. She-Hulk) leaves to open her own practice.  Unfortunately, her green skin kind of makes it impossible to hide that she’s a superhero and because of this, she begins racking up enemies quicker than a hiccup. As with most collections, this volume…

Canada

With his new book Canada, comedian/actor Mike Myers sets out to unload as much information about the country he grew up in while also detailing an abridged version of his life story.  The result is an often entertaining yet interesting experiment. At the outset, Myers is quick to explain that his book is not meant…

Based On A True Story

Based On A True Story is the autobiography of famed stand-up comedian Norm MacDonald – or so he would have you believe. Rather than tell you his real life story, Norm decided to write of his one-time plan to borrow millions of dollars from various casinos in Las Vegas, turn that money into millions for…

Prayers for Rain

Patrick Kenzie is approached by a woman named Karen Nichols who asks him to scare off a stalker.  After Kenzie, along with the always terrifying Bubba Rowgowski, put the fear of God into the guy, Patrick considers the matter settled.  About four months later, Karen leaves a vague message on Patrick’s phone asking for help…

Top 5 Reads in 2016

Dark Matter This book absolutely blew me away.  Given that people were rather secretive on the overall plot by throwing out testimonials like, “Just read this, you won’t regret it”, how could I pass it up?  Keeping in the tradition of the aforementioned praise, I will continue to refrain from spoiling the events in Crouch’s…

Red Right Hand

Following a terrorist attack on the Golden Gate Bridge, a man long believed to be dead appears in a viral video capturing the destruction. With the FBI unable to divert their focus from the attack, Special Agent Charlie Thompson approaches Michael Hendricks to track down and secure this mystery man. But Hendricks has his own…

This Is That: Travel Guide to Canada

This is That is a weekly satirical public affairs program on CBC Radio.  With the help of producer Chris Kelly and comedian/podcaster Dave Shumka, hosts Pat Kelly and Chris Oldring ventured into the literary world and produced their first book – This is That: Travel Guide to Canada! Here’s the thing; being Canadian myself, jokes…