Hilary Liftin interview

July 28th, 2015

I interviewed excellent woman, ghostwriter and novelist Hilary Liftin about her new book: Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper. It’s over at The Believer Logger.

In the Guardian

January 16th, 2015

Here’s a piece detailing my experience working with Jian Ghomeshi for the three years that I produced and wrote on CBC Radio One’s Q. Ghomeshi now faces seven charges of sexual assault and one charge of overcome resistance by choking.

2014 Roundup, Why Not

October 7th, 2014

I edit at The Believer magazine now. Inaugural issue was the special music issue, available for purchase here.

Chuck Palahniuk and Tom Spanbauer in conversation about writing and the impulse to commit suicide. One of my favourite chats of all time. Results here.

Dumb humor piece for Reader’s Digest. Link here.

The Believer, Film Issue

March 17th, 2014

I did an interview with the insanely talented Heba Thorisdottir for The Believer‘s 2014 film issue. You can read it in the magazine, but here is a tiny excerpt.

Nerdist Podcast

March 5th, 2014

My talented pal Janet Varney invited me to blab with her on her podcast, The JV Club. Here’s the link to my thing; and here’s the general link to all her podcasts in iTunes, all of which feature more interesting guests than me.

New York Times

November 7th, 2013

This is my first piece in the New York Times. It is about a nice shopping district in Portland. Please don’t fuss because it is 150 words long.

Globe stuff from the summer

October 23rd, 2013

I filled in as the Saturday op-ed person for the Globe & Mail in August but forgot to post the columns. Here’s the best one, about Chris Hadfield. The others are only OK.

Review of Kelly Oxford’s book

June 29th, 2013

Here’s a review of Kelly Oxford’s book thinger I wrote for the Globe & Mail. I forgot to put it up when it came out. Maybe some people will consider this exciting news.

Rashida Jones

May 2nd, 2013

Here’s the full Q&A with Rashida Jones that’s in this month’s issue of The Believer, on magazine stands and racks RIGHT NOW.

The Truth About Luck

March 15th, 2013

Here’s my review of Canadian author Iain Reid’s touching new memoir, The Truth About Luck.