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Interview with Scottish Author, Ewan Morrison: Literary Culture in the Digital Age

Seth Godin publishes a lot of articles that are designed to trigger wide-spread sharing across the social media channels. It’s called link bait. Godin is a master of creating provocative little posts that people repost and share across web. Some time in June I shared one of Godin’s posts from the Domino Project, Piracy? You [...]

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Leonard Cohen Reads From Beautiful Losers [Audio]

“You plagued me like the moon. I knew you were bound by old laws of suffering and obscurity. I am fearful of the cripple’s wisdom. A pair of crutches, a grotesque limp can ruin a stroll which I begin in a new suit, clean-shaven, whistling. I envied you the certainty that you would amount to [...]

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Weather Report: Julie Wilson’s Seen Reading Rides Out the Storm

They say that animals are sensitive to the weather and will respond to the slightest variation in the air around them or the tiniest tremor beneath their feet. There are reports of strange behaviours among the elephants of Yala National Park in Indonesia in the hours before the epic tsunami decimated the shoreline. The elephants [...]

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Talking to Angie Abdou About Canterbury Trail

It’s the last ski weekend of the season and a mishmash of snow-enthusiasts is on its way to a remote backwoods cabin. In an odd pilgrimage through the mountains, the townsfolk of Coalton—from the ski bum to the urbanite—embark on a bizarre adventure that walks the line between comedy and tragedy. As the rednecks mount [...]

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Talking to Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky) About The Book of Ice

Antarctica, the only uninhabited continent, belongs to no single country and has no government. While certain countries lay claim to portions of the landmass, it is the only solid land on the planet with no unified national affiliation. Drawing on the continent’s rich history of inspiring exploration and artistic endeavors, Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ [...]

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Talking to Richard Wagamese About Indian Horse

An excerpt from Chapter One of Indian Horse: My name is Saul Indian Horse. I am the son of Mary Mandamin and John Indian Horse. My grandfather was called Solomon so my name is the diminutive of his. My people are from the Fish Clan of the northern Ojibway, the Anishinabeg, we call ourselves. We [...]

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