A Conversation About The Conversation

Sam Wiebe Introduces the 1974 Classic Slated to introduce The Conversation at the Vancouver Film Center before the pandemic, Canadian crime writer Sam Wiebe, the creator of private eyes  Dave Wakeland and Michael Drayton,  finally got to do it in April 2022. The screening was part of a free day of programming in memoriam for VIFF staff … Continue reading A Conversation About The Conversation

Michael Drayton

Created by Sam Wiebe "There's no real polite way to say this, Mr. Drayton. Someone's fucking our corpses and we'd like it to stop." -- Michael meets a new client. Twenty-nine year old Vancouver dick MICHAEL DRAYTON isn't your usual hard-boiled gumshoe -- in fact, he gives off something of a slacker vibe. He drinks tea, … Continue reading Michael Drayton

Dave Wakeland

Created by Sam Wiebe Sam Wiebe, author of the raw, bruising (and Shamus-nominated) P.I. novel Last of the Independents (2014) returns with another damaged young Vancouver private eye, DAVE WAKELAND, in Invisible Dead (2016). Don't be a chump and ignore this new one, thinking you've read it all before. Wakeland may not even be thirty … Continue reading Dave Wakeland