Monday, March 27, 2017

The Flame Broiled Doctor, Ep. 7: Needle Me This

Recovered from the man-cold and sewing a pig costume for a Grade 8 play. This one is about vaccine refusal, as requested by Twitter!

Music credits:

"Slow Burn"
Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Monday, March 13, 2017

A Man-Cold, Man

Podcast episode on vaccine hesitation/refusal was supposed to be recorded and uploaded today, but I doubt anyone wants to hear me blow my nose in high-def audio. Should be ready to go in a day or two.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Storytelling in Medicine: Introduction

I'll be posting about politics soon enough, but I thought I'd introduce a new blog topic in which I'm not my usual ornery self.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Can Comic Books Help a Writer?

Yes they can! A fun, off-topic piece I threw together for Reedsy, the website that connected me with a book cover designer. This one's for fellow geeks and writers:

How Reading Comic Books Improved My Writing

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Czar Of All Health Care, Part V

The Czar has been accused of writing tweets that are too long. Good, because it's long past time we stopped trying to fix society 140 characters at a time.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

OMA Turmoil! Is there More than Meets the Eye?

The Ontario Medical Association is set to transform! Either that, or I might need to revisit that post of mine on the Gong Show from last summer.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Moving on up...

Want to extend a BIG thanks to anyone that's bought a digital copy of the memoir so far. It's inside the top 10 of all three of its categories, and top 5 in two of them! Next goal is #1!

Friday, January 6, 2017

Book issues

Apologies to anyone unable to order a paper copy of the book. The text has undergone some important revisions, and should be back online soon once the cover has been finalized. I invite anybody with the Kindle version to download a fresh copy with the updates if you haven't finished reading the book yet.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Czar Of All Health Care, Part I

If Russia is going to be pulling the strings of the U.S. government, we should welcome nothing less in Canadian health care. But...if we're going for Russian-style autocracy, we need to forget about the Putin-Trump bromance, the legacy of Communism, and go for old-school autocratic rule.