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Savage 1986 – 2011 by Nathaniel G. Moore — review by Mark McCawley

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Savage 1986-2011 by Nathaniel G. Moore Anvil Press ISBN 978-1-927380-55-0 $20 CAN / $20 US 5.5 x 8 | 280 pp     Despite all the investigation, there is still much unrest in the family. May as well try and enjoy the time we still have on earth. Well, I feel so much sometimes I guess I just get a bit clouded, a bit off-colour. You know that colour? A trout in a blender or that big dumb fat sparrow …

Party Everywhere by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

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Party Everywhere by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright         Party Everywhere     Swing your partner Round and round   Go down swinging   Write your own ticket   Imagine civic engagement as a party   Now dive into now   Action figure   RAZOR TONGUE (Sucking wind)

Panic Attack by Michael Holme

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Panic Attack   A spectacle of eyes transfixed by film some third rate fifties black and white repeat. Three minds imprisoned by the endless frames are islands.  

Butterfly in Amber by Kenneth Radu — review by Mark McCawley

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Butterfly in Amber by Kenneth Radu   a review by Mark McCawley     Butterfly in Amber by Kenneth Radu DC Books, April 2014 ISBN: 978-1-927599-24-2 $21.95 CDN | $20.11 US Paperback 5.5 x 8.5, Novel, 200 pp.   “The sole lingering on her tongue, followed by a sip of Sauterne, she let a wisp of doubt pass through her mind again. Without money, would Yves ever have made love to her? At least after the first time a few …

Life is Now: The Art and Music of Michael Alan by Mark McCawley

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Life is Now: The Art and Music of Michael Alan   by Mark McCawley         “Mostly figurative, and based on the performances, the drawings here suggest an artist enthralled by improvisation. Alan’s thread-like lines are manically impulsive; they barely go an inch without detouring. Short, jagged strokes, tiny loops, and quick arcs make jittery, skeletal outlines of distorted human forms. Hasty daubs of blues and pinks wrap the frames with translucent skin while also conveying the blur …