September 27, 2017
Unsung Heroes of Literature: The Dash Brothers Are F— — — ing Nuts
The only appropriate adjective to describe the bar where the Dashes agreed to meet me for this interview is ‘dive.’ We met in the middle of the afternoon, at The Maple Leaf Tavern, a bar in the east-end ...
September 25, 2017
Unsung Heroes of Literature: Will You Answer My Questions? Interview With Question Mark
Given Question Mark’s status and generally elusive nature, I did not, in any way, expect to be granted an interview. I would describe the email I sent to Question Mark as more of a Hail-Mary pass than ...
September 22, 2017
Unsung Heroes of Literature: #Annoying: Fifteen Minutes with Hashtag
I caught up with Hashtag during the last days of the Toronto International Film Festival. While they weren’t promoting a film, Hashtag had swung through Toronto as a stop on his current twenty-seven ...
September 20, 2017
Unsung Heroes of Literature #4: On the Edge of Extinction, Interview with Interrobang
When Interrobang heard I was doing this series, they contacted me about the possibility of doing an interview. When I agreed, they sent a car for me. We met in Canoe, a restaurant that I would never have ...
September 18, 2017
Unsung Heroes of Literature: You know what I mean ... An Interview with Ellipses
It was extremely difficult to get to the restaurant where Ellipses and I had agreed to meet. This was primarily the result of the fact that Ellipses wouldn’t give me the name of the restaurant, only ...
September 11, 2017
Unsung Heroes of Literature: A "Great" Interview with Quotes
I was leaving for my interview with Blurb when I got the text message, apologizing for the short notice but that, “our interview, that would redefine the modern interview,” would have to be rescheduled. ...
September 06, 2017
Unsung Heroes of Literature: Interview with a Semicolon
On Semicolon’s suggestion, we agreed to meet at Future Bakery, a coffee house at the corner of Bloor and Brunswick in downtown Toronto. The location was surprisingly humble, a place where third-year ...