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Finding the words

What do words reveal? How do you describe the pain — the sheer anxiety — of getting those words from brain to paper to the streets? What do you do in that uncertain space between publication and the Next Great … Continue reading

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After Magritte & The Real Inspector Hound

Tom Stoppard’s duo of one-act comedies: you’ll laugh, you’ll giggle, you’ll try to keep up. Alumnae Theatre’s production of two one-act Tom Stoppard comedies, After Magritte and The Real Inspector Hound, will most likely change your life. The physical comedy, … Continue reading

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The year of magical thinking

“Life changes fast. Life changes in an instant. You sit down for dinner and life as you know it ends. The question of self-pity.” So begins The Year of Magical Thinking, a grief memoir written by author and journalist Joan … Continue reading

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Always Be Closing

Another article I wrote for Toronto theatre review site Mooney on Theatre, now that I’ve promised Megan I’d stop slacking and see more shows: The first step to enjoying Column 13′s production of Glengarry Glen Ross is to remember that the … Continue reading

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“Always act normal”: conflict photojournalism

The first rule of conflict photography: never let your boss know you’re anything but “normal.” The second rule: don’t get killed. Photog is a new media mash-up of true stories from conflict photojournalists, quoted verbatim but told as first-person events by … Continue reading

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