Upcoming Shows!

Whew!  A lot of madness these days.  Between our successful debut of the talk opera this past Saturday, rehearsals with the Vic Slam team, learning to manage bookings at Wordplay, and kick-starting an outreach program for the Victoria Poetry Project, I’ve got my hands full!  But the shows go on, and it’s got me excited. Aside from […]


The Anthropocalypse is Nigh!

Well, somewhere between the heavy rain as I arrived back in Victoria yesterday morning, the sweat-soaked sunshine of mid-afternoon, and the lightning on the horizon as darkness fell before the clock struck 9 PM, the recognition that Autumn was arriving sank in, and with that, the end of my festival season has come. But that doesn’t mean […]


Pieces of Paper!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCMtU67MOTM&w=420&h=315] Got to perform this today in front of a several thousand new students at the Imagine Day Pep Rally at UBC.  Huge thanks to all the organizers who made this happen and who invited me to write and perform a poem for their event.  I don’t know that I can yet formulate words to […]


Herring Farts

once the swedes accused the russians of menacing them with submarines because they heard the clicking in the depths of herrings farting. i’m not making this up. i admit, i don’t know much about herrings, or whether they can fart, but if a fart is defined as an expression of breath from the anus, with breath being defined […]


Talking Tough

Our Dope Boys tour began with a three day haul across middle America, taking us through Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, and Minnesota.  Along the way, naturally, myself, shayne avec i grec, and j aaron mercer, Anthropocalarchivist, listened to a lot of music.  As we drove out of Billings, Montana, around two in the morning or so, at the […]



Universal Soldier (after Buffy Sainte-Marie) Universal Soldier now is the time to stop the wars begetting wars. You are one of the many set against the many by these ones. It is yours to lay your weapons down. Perhaps in days to come we will speak of the long, sad folly of these ones who […]