Photograph by Thomas Blanchard
Christmas, 2011

Stranded in the Jungle

For fourteen years, Flipped Out Phil restored the sanctity of the radio D.J. across Montreal’s airwaves.
Photograph by Thomas Blanchard
Summer, 2011

A Change of Direction

The poet Evie Christie discusses her first novel and trying her hand at writing for the stage.
Art by Dave Lapp
Christmas, 2010

Comic Therapy

Dave Lapp revisits a dark time with the collected publication of Children of the Atom.
Summer, 2010

His Own Private Shangri-La

By following his own path, Lee Henderson has emerged as the freshest voice in CanLit.
Photograph of Merle Foster
Christmas, 2009

Toronto’s Lady Santa Claus

Merle Foster’s studio wasn’t a toy shop, but it was still magical to the children of the Ward.
Photograph by Thomas Blanchard
Halloween, 2008

Sleight of Mind

A Ph.D. in E.S.P. has treated the local illusionist Mysterion better than an M.B.A.
Photograph by Mark Lyall
Christmas, 2007

Everywhere and Nowhere

Hal Niedzviecki—Canada’s self-defined indie guru—faces adulthood, fatherhood, and a growing generation gap.
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Summer, 2007

Surviving Suburbia

Elyse Friedman followed her lucky star to a successful career as an author, poet, screenwriter, and, maybe someday, artist.