David Belisle is a novelist and screenwriter in search of the next Great Guffaw. Like getting splashed with a bucket of Gatorade, it's a good time that sticks with you. A Scrabble-playing, fantasy sports buff, the Calgary-based Belisle has sharpened his pencils in New York, Nebraska and the always fun to pronounce Flin Flon, Manitoba.
Some fans follow baseball religiously. In Soul Takers, baseball IS religion. Rookie soul taker Fielding Schmelling not only falls in love with the first soul he guides through the purgatory that is the regular season … but discovers the devil is after the souls in heaven!
Newfie Gord McDougall's dad fails comically in a suicide attempt. Gord misunderstands his father's advice about "go big or go home." Gord is bound and determined to make his family proud ... by killing himself.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the voting booth. Galvanized Anew Party (GAP) policy advisor Ronald Greenwood is looking to gain an edge on Parliament Hill. The Holy Grail for Ottawa politicians is of course the latest poll ... and the grand opening of a new All-mart store in Orleans is where Greenwood plans to make his move. Only he hasn't been invited.