Shipwreck Theory notes by Daniel McIntrye

These notes were dished at a celebration and retrospective of Mike’s work (plus the launch of Mike’s book Disasterologies) at the Monarch Tavern in Toronto on July 17, 2016. “You can never be sure when you’ll wind up in peril.” Perhaps, the most ominous line from a conversation transcribed, I wonder if it should read…
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Retrospective screening notes (July 2016)

Pleasure Dome Sunday July 17, 2016 Monarch Tavern, Toronto In February 2014 we lost our friend and long time fringe movie artist Mike Cartmell to cancer. His son Sam has been digging into his archives ever since, and has uncovered a secret website, mysterious writings, and a trove of never released movies which will be…
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Made by Hand

David Poole (September 2015) For the first time in years I’m untangling fishing line and I start thinking about Mike, guiding my son Ben, the “Killer of Pike”, on fishing trips around Anima Nipissing. For years, Ben thought pike was a great-tasting fish because of the way Mike cooked it up in black bean sauce….
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