sunsetThere is a city in your city, roiling under it, blistering in the cracks of the sidewalks that break your mother’s back, snickering in the needle-thin slices of back alley brick walls, streaked with urine and whiskey and don’t-give-a-shittery. Continue reading


Public Broadcasting Showdown: BBC vs CBC

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As a Canadian, I have a shameful confession to make. When given the option between the BBC and the CBC, I pick the BBC nine times out of ten. With the CBC’s tagline proudly announcing “Canada lives here,” I feel like I’m turning my back on my country by choosing the UK’s public broadcaster over my own. And yet, preference wins out over patriotism, meaning I find myself at once again. Continue reading