The album will be for sale on iTunes as soon as my twelve-year-old niece can explain to me how iTunes works.Read more "The Parallel Universe of Regret"
I’m very pleased to announce that I had a short story published in The Irish Times on Saturday, as this month’s winner of the Hennessy Short Story of the Month. Which is very nice. You can read the story here, if you want.Read more "19 Ways to Say “I Love You”"
A cynic would say that most of the actors are only here for an easy pay cheque. That’s not true: they’re here for an easy pay cheque and the chance to stay in a nice house in the country.Read more "Ex Morgana?"
So Luke Scott (son of Ridley) has directed a sci-fi action thriller thingy called Morgan. It’s sort of like Ex Machina but it’s also sort of like Deep Blue Sea (corporate troubleshooter visits remote location to put a stop to boffins’ odd science experiment; things go amiss; mayhem ensues) Review to follow: I didn’t […]Read more "Morgan (Trailer)"
Comedy legend Gene Wilder has died. He was 83 and had been suffering from Alzheimer’s.Read more "RIP Gene Wilder"
Author: The JT LeRoy Story couldn’t arrive at a better time. While examinations of identity and authenticity have generally been the reserve of academics, recent events in the Zeitgeist have put the issue of what is real squarely in the public eye.Read more "Author: The JT LeRoy Story"
I left Armagh with a bag full of books, a head full of ideas, a heart full of memories, and the soft feel and lingering scent of hugs and kisses from my new friends.Read more "At the John Hewitt Summer School"
Predictions for this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist Source: The Man Booker Prize 2016 Longlist: Predictions, Possibilities and PreferencesRead more "The Man Booker Prize 2016 Longlist: Predictions, Possibilities and Preferences"