Archive for the ‘Peter McGarvey’ Category
FlashForward premiered last night and I have to say that I really liked it. In the interest of full disclosure, the show is based on my friend Rob Sawyer’s novel of the same name. (That’s Rob in the picture with series star Joseph Fiennes) (more…)
The Globe and Mail online review of Robert Charles Wilson’s Julian Comstock will be featured this coming Wednesday, August 26.
This was my favourite read of the summer and is worth the cost just for the hilarious footnotes alone. So put down that Julia Child biography or Malcom Gladwell’s latest and have some fun for a change.
Robert Novak – miss him or piss on his grave?
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Faux News commentator Glenn Beck appears to be off his meds once again. Famous for screaming like a little girl at any caller who offends his rather skewed sense of reality, Glenn has gone completely off the deep end as of late. (more…)
I am just about finished writing Baffled By Travel’s New York Guide which is much cause for celebration around our house.
However, it is like birthing a baby and I tend to suffer from mild post partum depression. (more…)
Baffled By Travel Guide to Toronto and Niagara Falls
The Toronto Guide I wrote is now in the stores and I have been busy finishing up the New York guide which is being published next month. There’s an online preview of the guide right here. If youwant your very own copy it is available at better bookstores everywhere or online at Indigo.ca. (more…)
I’m afraid that our old friend Joe the Plumber aka Samuel Wurzelbacher is a little past his “best before” date. Since John McCain hailed him as “my hero” during last fall’s Presidential election Joe has managed to keep himself front and centre in the media with his regular knuckle-headed pronouncements. (more…)
We went down to the launch of our friend Rob Sawyer’s new book Wake. Rob just got off the plane at noon from an 18 day book tour across the U.S. and Canada, but that didn’t slow him down as he gave a spirited reading from the book. (more…)
Over the past few months I have been working with the Baffled By Travel team helping to create an entirely new type of city guide.
In my position as Senior Writer on the guide I got to discover new places in Toronto. I also got to rediscover many of the attractions that make the city so great. (more…)
Finally, after much research and some trial and error I have finally restored the original look of Sparkplug.
I looked at a number of different themes and finally decided that I wanted to repair the one I had.
And there’s no place like home…