HUNGER CITY 4 – Diamond Dogs

Part four of the Hunger City saga is up and things are getting out of control. Hunger City is loosely based on Diamond Dogs, an album released by David Bowie in 1974. Luna crawled in the ashes and tried to get a view of the hall outside the shop. There…

HUNGER CITY – 2. We Are The Dead

Two days ago, I published the first part of a new series. Hunger City takes place in the dystopian world David Bowie created after being denied the rights to create a musical based on George Orwell's 1984. Part two is named We Are The Dead. It is muttered by one…

David Bowie 1947-2016

I wasn't going to write about this. I was going to lie down with headphones on like I did in my teens. The way I heard "Heroes" for the first time. Listen to the album he released last Friday. The album that was a part of his death. But I…

State of Things

The blog is quiet on the surface, but don't be fooled. Here is what's up. My second novel, Blood and Rain, is as good as complete. A few minor tweaks, then a bit of photography, cover design, trailer and a Twitter storm. The site went offline in September 2015, as…

Mad World

The day so far. 1. Men are free to rape women in Iceland. 2. Icelandic working class can't get a payrise because it'll cause inflation. Politicians will get a 9.4% hike though. Because they're so useful, I guess. 3. Most of the Paris attackers are either dead or arrested. The…

David Bowie – Blackstar

David Bowie ★ What can I say? Just watched this for the first time. I have no idea what to think. Bowie has a way of doing that. He creates something completely unexpected. Sure, he is a very talented artist, but the unpredictability and the willingness to take risks is…

Zouheir

The name of security guard that stopped one of the killers from entering the stadium in Paris is Zouheir. He is a Muslim and this is somehow a big deal. I don't see why. Being somehow surprised, relieved or extra happy that the hero is a Muslim seems to indicate…