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a person who is able to read but rarely chooses to do so:

Schools are worried about producing aliterates who prefer television to books. 65 more words

Erin MacNair--"Thin Crust" (The Walrus, March 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: JOHN PAUL WHITE-Tiny Desk Concert #578 (November 14, 2016).

The name John Paul White always sounds familiar to me, but I have a hard time remembering just who he is.  788 more words

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Steven Heighton--"An Occurrence on the Beach of Varosha" (The Walrus, January/February 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: JOSEPH-Tiny Desk #574 (October 28, 2016).

I have been hearing “White Flag” quite a bit on the radio. I had a hard time keeping track of who sang it (it doesn’t help that this trio of women is called Joseph).  929 more words

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Alix Ohlin--"A System from the North" (The Walrus, December 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: BUDDY MILLER & JIM LAUDERDALE-Tiny Desk Concert #275 (May 13, 2013).

Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale are apparently legendary players, but I’ve never heard of either of them. 980 more words

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I Gave A Walrus Talk

I was honoured to be asked to be one of the speakers for The Walrus Talks National Tour: We Desire a Better Country.  The talk series is one of the signature events of the… 162 more words

Art & Craft In Advocacy

I'm on a Boat, Y'all! (With Canada's Hyper-Conservatives)

In The Walrus, Canadian writer Peter Norman spends a week with followers of Canada’s fear-mongering conspiratorial conservative Ezra Levant to explore how Trump’s nationalistic fervor  159 more words


Brunch Spots: The Walrus

You know the saying, “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone”? That’s how my relationship with the city of Columbus, Ohio has been for the past four years. 287 more words