After the Asshole Apocalypse

August 27, 2018 by  
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How to keep thinking during and after the Apocalypse. Dan Gawthrop has a few practical suggestions.

Writing Old Age

August 7, 2018 by  
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Old Age and Writing are disturbed by thought. Three George Stanley poems.

Monday, Monday in Europe… You Gave Me No Warning

March 8, 2018 by  
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In Italy, La Dolce Vita turns sour; in Germany, “stability” is still in fashion; in Switzerland, yodel-oh.

Letter from Berlin: “Mutti” Merkel in the Middle

September 29, 2017 by  
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German chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term, the Far Right won seats in Parliament for the first time since Hitler. Dooney’s is on-site to read the tea-leaves.

Xenophobic nationalism: Myanmar’s curse

September 25, 2017 by  
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Dan Gawthrop on genocide-in-progress. The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.

Monday Monday: Keeping Up with the Trumps

August 5, 2017 by  
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It’s a brand new week. What’s the tweeter-in-chief gonna do today? Keeping up with the Trumps is exhausting.

Cultural Appropriation, Misappropriation and Cultural Exchange: A primer

June 29, 2017 by  
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Brian Fawcett takes on the current hot-button issue of Cultural Appropriation and what it means to Canada, its artistic community, and to the future of democracy.

Apocalypses Now

May 5, 2017 by  
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Is it the End of the World as we know it? And, if so, Michael Boughn asks, what will it look like? Zombies, Aliens, AI? Updating the Apocalypse.

Narrating Galloway

January 24, 2017 by  
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Novelist Steven Galloway got fired from his job as Creative Writing Dept. chair at UBC. What happened? It depends on the story you tell.

John Berger, 1926-2017

January 3, 2017 by  
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The death of a storyteller.

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