The Shoe on the Roof by Will Ferguson

“They found it, tucked out of sight, exactly where she said it would be: a single shoe, on the roof.” — Will Ferguson, The Shoe on the Roof     Giller prize-winning author of 419 returns with a different and unique story that tackles sanity and madness through the eyes of a man who breaks … Continue reading The Shoe on the Roof by Will Ferguson

Legion Season 1 Episode 1 First Impressions

Summary: A troubled young man battling mental illness wonders if the visions he experiences are real following a strange encounter with a fellow patient. Director: Noah Hawley (for this episode) Writers: Noah Hawley (creator and writer for this episode), Chris Claremont (based on the Marvel comics by) and Bill Sienkiewicz (based on the Marvel comics … Continue reading Legion Season 1 Episode 1 First Impressions

Batman Arkham Asylum – A Serious House on Serious Earth by Grant Morrison

“Enough madness? Enough? And how do you measure madness?” — Grant Morrison, Batman Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth        What rhymes with unoriginal and sells on a bi-weekly basis? Definitely not this graphic novel! Batman Arkham Asylum is not like other graphic novels that hit the market and made a … Continue reading Batman Arkham Asylum – A Serious House on Serious Earth by Grant Morrison

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

“Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.” - Ken Kesey, One Flew Over The CuCkoo's Nest              Insanity. How do you grasp such a concept? How do you understand its core and all that it implies? The notion of insanity has always intrigued me and will always be a problem in our society. … Continue reading One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey