Fan films.

There’s nothing like it when talented filmmakers also turn out to be huge fans of games, comics and other geekia. This short film based on Portal is so awesome, it reminds me what a brilliant game it is. I wish I had a mouse with me at the moment just so I could play it … Continue reading

The Scientist and fatherhood.

Coldplay, “The Scientist” My daughter is in Vancouver visiting family. When she was a baby, before CD singles had completely died out, I owned The Scientist and would play it for her when it was time for her to sleep; I would rock her in the dark, singing softly along as she drifted off. I … Continue reading


Loom, “For Elan” The group at Humble Empire obviously have good taste in music, because it seems like they were at a bunch of the same shows that I was. Take the Nevado Records showcase at The Rivoli on Wednesday June 15; I was there to enjoy Loom (aka Brooke Manning), Megan Bonnell (whom I … Continue reading

I love Parlovr.

Parlovr at Horsehoe

One of my growing favourite bands lately is Parlovr, and has been ever since I saw them perform at Fanshawe College. While I was at NXNE in Toronto, I made sure to get to the Horseshoe Tavern in time for their midnight gig. They were incredible, every bit as good as I remembered and then … Continue reading

The Balconies.

One of the best moments of my time at NXNE (though there were a lot) was seeing The Balconies play at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. Part of the Live in Bellwoods series and organized jointly (hee hee) by Humble Empire and Young Lions Music Club, it was a great way to spend an afternoon … Continue reading

Fan Fiction.

Bush Days — Creativity begets creativity, it’s said… or if it isn’t, I just said it. The hallmark of the truly artistic is the immutable ability to inspire others, to move further creative and artistic persons into creative action, and providing opportunities for newer, second-person perspective. (Does the second-person perspective already refer to something? Cos I … Continue reading

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    My name is Bobby.

    I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things.

    I write occasionally for Smashing Magazine and the London Community News online, and weekly for Interrobang, the student voice newspaper at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.

    I've also been published by the Canadian University Press.
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