No wonder so many people believe in conspiracy theories. The world is literally boiling over with lies. In the last few years especially, the line between “conspiracy theory” and “fake news” has grown ever fuzzier. Many of the latest conspiracy theories originate from fake news stories that end up spreading virally via the internet and… Continue reading The world’s most notorious fake news — from Rameses the Great to the German Corpse Factory to Trump and Brexit
I'm super-excited to have been chosen to become one of three new contributors to Time Travel Nexus, a website for time travel enthusiasts. It covers movies, books and TV series in the time travel genre, as well as discussion about real world research into the possibilities of travelling in time. Apart from my own writing… Continue reading I’ve joined the team at ‘Time Travel Nexus’ as a contributor!
A few years ago, online entrepreneur Jack Mord made a curious discovery in an album of American Civil War-era portraits — a 140-year-old photograph of Nicolas Cage! According to Mord, the photo is an original carte de visite (a type of small photograph) from circa 1870, taken by Professor G.B. Smith, a Confederate Civil War… Continue reading Nicolas Cage is a vampire
Who is Rudolph Fentz? was the first of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published, way back in 2015 in Issue 68 of Scribble Magazine (and it won 3rd prize in their quarterly comp too). Since that issue of Scribble is long out of print, I've been looking for a magazine to re-publish it. Now Storgy Magazine,… Continue reading Did Rudolph Fentz time travel? My short story about the famous urban legend is now published in Storgy Magazine
George Clarke is an award-winning film director, screenwriter, producer and founder of independent film company Yellow Fever Productions. Best known for his micro-budget zombie horror flicks, his sixth feature film, The Blood Harvest, won two awards at the 2015 Freak Show Horror Film Festival in Florida. But back in 2010, George shot to worldwide attention for an… Continue reading Talking time travel, Charlie Chaplin and Donald Trump with filmmaker George Clarke
My interview on Spaced Out Radio is now available for listening! It aired live at 9pm Pacific time, 12am Eastern time and 5am UK time. We ended up going for three whole hours, but seriously, they were the fastest three hours ever! Host Dave Scott was a lovely, friendly chap and we discussed a ton… Continue reading My interview on Spaced Out Radio looks at Princess Diana’s crash, Flat Earth, time travel and if Paul McCartney’s really dead
When people go missing, does anyone ever think that they might’ve fallen through time? Of course not, because time travel’s impossible... isn’t it? In 1950, a man in Victorian-era clothes was spotted in Times Square, New York City. Witnesses who saw him said he looked startled and disoriented, like he didn’t know where he was.… Continue reading Time travel in Times Square? The strange case of Rudolph Fentz
The Nazca Lines were discovered by a Peruvian archaeologist in 1927 and have bewildered the world ever since. Some say they reveal a shocking truth: humans were capable of manned flight 1,500 years ago... The Nazca Lines are geoglyphs—aka drawings on the ground—spread across 168 square miles of the Nazca Desert in Peru and consisting… Continue reading Do the Nazca Lines prove that ancient humans could fly?
I'm delighted to report that my short story Who is Rudolph Fentz? has won 3rd prize of the winter issue of Scribble magazine. This story was the first of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published. Who is Rudolph Fentz? was one of 19 stories published in the winter issue. The way Scribble works is that the readers vote… Continue reading “Who is Rudolph Fentz?” wins 3rd prize in Scribble Magazine
We’ve all stayed in a hotel that’s in desperate need of a refurb, lacking in modern conveniences, and basically stuck in the past. Though, next time you do, you might want to stop and ask yourself if the hotel has actually become unstuck from the past.... Time slips and involuntary time travel have been reported… Continue reading The hotel that slipped forwards in time – then back again
As promised yesterday, I'm back with a sneak peek of my short story Who is Rudolph Fentz? Based on the actual urban legend of time traveller Rudolph Fentz, this is the first of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published and appears in the winter 2015 issue of Scribble magazine. The following paragraphs are taken from near the… Continue reading Sneak peek of my short story “Who is Rudolph Fentz?”
Evening all! The winter 2015 edition of award-winning short fiction magazine Scribble is now available to buy for £4.50 from their website. You can also take out an annual subscription for £15.00. As you'll know from my previous posts, the winter 2015 edition contains my short story, Who is Rudolph Fentz? This is a mystery story about a man… Continue reading My short story “Who is Rudolph Fentz?” is now available to read in Scribble Magazine