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About Me

I am a father, writer, and educator. In that order.

Find Me Online

My Other Website



What I'm Currently Addicted To...

The Wire, Breaking Bad, Kings, Chuck, Leverage, Burn Notice, The Mentalist, NCIS, Lie to Me, Dexter, Better Off Ted, Party Down, Mad Men, The Unit, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Eli Stone, The Hollowmen, Being Erica, Life.

This Is Annoying Me...

Dollhouse, Heroes.

This Is Making Me Worry...

The prospect of unheralded hyperinflation.

This Is Bringing Me Joy...

My two daughters.

I'm Running From...

A very angry two year old.

This Is Helping Me Create...

The unintended humour of modern life.

This Is Making Me Think - Hard...

Steven Pinker...lately.

This Makes My Teeth Itch

Rabid partisanship.

Can't Do Without

Tim Hortons

Favorite Voices

Sammy Davis Jr., Ian McShane.

My Most Awkward Moment

Let's let sleeping dogs lie, shall we?

My Secret Ambition

Earn billions, buy a massive compound, and build an underground city to wait out the coming cataclysm.

That and buy something I can use to make good lattes.

I'm Known For...

Interviewing authors and general blowhardiness.

My Current Project

My own blog. Keeping up a steady daily posting of one piece of poetry, and one piece of prose.

My Greatest Achievement

Marriage and children.

My Biggest Regret

Taking eight years to finish a lousy BA.

I Truly Respect

Those who can sacrifice everything in their life for the pursuit of a single goal. It's something I respect, but never would do.

Moments I'd Like To Forget

Sending out gads of resumes and cover letters, all to different companies, all addressed to the same person.

How I Pay For This Wardrobe

Rarely and with much pleading.

Blocks I've Been Around

Toronto, Tokyo, Dubai

Things That Really Happened

I made a really bad latte today. Just awful.

Where I'd Like To Be 10 Years From Now

Hopefully not in debt.

Why True/Slant

Something to do for a bit. Until I get bored and wander off.

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