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Live@The Benbow Inn: The Time Looter Episode

Discussing the greatest serial novel about time travel fiction ever possibly made, TIME LOOTER, which has its first installment.   “Scathing lunacy. Back to the Future meets Idiocracy.” ~ Jim Butcher CASEY ATLAS was good at picking pockets. It was one of the few things he’d ever bothered to do well. Casey was also tall, […]

Forbes West: An Interview

Sometimes you meet someone who has a different viewpoint than most folks. The viewpoint can sometimes be bad and sometimes be good. It can also be refreshing. One of those viewpoints I find refreshing belongs to Forbes West, a writer, producer and a podcaster. When I sat down to do this interview with Forbes, I […]

Live@The Benbow: The Greg Wilkey Interview

  Todd Barselow sticks his nose into the tent and makes it uncomfortable for everyone as I try to conduct a proper interview with Greg Wilkey, successful indie writer of the “Mortimer Drake” series of novels. When Greg Wilkey has a chance to speak, he talks of writing, creativity, and Anne Rice. Powered by Thirdscribe. […]

LTBI: SPECIAL DRUNK EPISODE-DUNE

  Some people get together and ramble about Dune. Not very insightful, but full of spoilers about a book written and published in 1965. I don’t know why we did this, but heck, you’ve come this far. Come just a bit farther. Powered by Thirdscribe. Featuring the voice acting of: Forbes West (Author of “Nighthawks […]

The Story of “Nighthawks…”

Nighthawks at the Mission is returning to the electronic book shelves with a vengeance tomorrow, October 21st. “Nighthawks…” has been my baby for quite a while. For the last, oh god, three years. The product of sleepless nights, way too much time researching, and a fair amount of pushing from my wife. “Nighthawks…” was the first […]

Live@The Benbow Inn: Todd Barselow Interview

    A interview with noted indie editor and publisher Todd Barselow, head of Auspicious Apparatus Press. He talks about what it takes to get published, his odd and controversial life in the Philippines as a professional cockfighter bookie, and his views on editing in the wild west that is indie publishing. Powered by Thirdscribe.com […]

Live at the Benbow Inn: The Artie Cabrera Interview

    A interview with noted indie author Artie Cabrera, where he tells tales of his writing, life in the big apple, the 1980s, where he gets his inspiration from (hint: hurting people). It starts with Joe Pesci harassing him over the phone. He was also a musician and a DJ for a while or […]

LTBI: Drunk Literature Episode “Sun Also Rises”

Talking about goddamn literature. While drunk. Not my original idea, Jon Frater’s special one, but boy it’s a doozy. Special thanks to Jon Frater and that asshole Michael Bunker, who’s worthless at everything. Powered by Thirdscribe.com Featuring the voice acting of: Forbes West (Author of Nighthawks at the Mission) forbeswestbooks.com Michael Bunker (Author of Brother, […]

Live at the Benbow Inn: Season 2!

  The explosive season opening of “Live at the Benbow Inn” where allegations are made, lives destroyed, friendships are ruined, and somebody is embezzling from the bar. Who could it be? That bastard son of a bitch Michael Bunker? Jason “Safecracker”? Who knows? Who sees? Who cares? Also some shit about publishing as an author. […]