When I first met Fawnda, she was an editor at the now defunct SEE Magazine. She was one of the first editors I worked with that allowed me the breadth of my creativity which I still find inspiring to this day. She and I came up with Edsters Dictionary, a dictionary where I made up … Continue reading The Interview Project Part 4: Fawnda Mithrush
"Adam is the co-host and co-producer of a popular hyperlocal, talk-show podcast called The Unknown Studio. The show was born in 2009 out of a chance meeting in a bar. A lot of awesome stuff happens that way, including pregnancies. Adam is not currently with child." That in a nutshell is Mr. Rozenhart. A multitalented … Continue reading The Interview Project Part 3: Adam Rozenhart
I'll introduce Sam but first, relish in the opulence of his bio: "Sam Varteniuk was born in a log cabin he helped his father build. One day he will fertilize the earth with his dead body, and so fully participate in the circle of life, the greatest miracle of the mall." Sam is currently the … Continue reading The Interview Project Part 2: Sam Varteniuk
I have always loved interviewing people. Be it celebrities or musicians or doctors or politicians or robots from the future or animals; I just love asking obscure questions. So today, about an hour ago, I decided to email thirty random people with a series of questions. My first reply came from a Mr. Gregg Beever. … Continue reading The Interview Project Part 1: Gregg Beever
Excerpt from The Second Chance Club Trent Wilkie 2012 ------------------------- Bunny We are about a half kilometer below 1941 Ogilvie Road. Do you know what that is? Marie No. Half a kilo… Bunny CSIS headquarters. Actually, a wing of CSIS. A bunker hospital in an underground section known as the Second Chance Club. Marie What … Continue reading The Second Chance Club
Three months ago I took a chance. I answered a job posting and tried something very new to my professional life. So new in fact that it scared the crap out of me. At the start, every day was a battle between not wanting to screw up and trying to feel comfortable asking the questions … Continue reading Forest Through The Trees
I moved to Edmonton in 2003 and started writing professionally soon after. Grant Mac J-school helped...a little bit. Not as much as I thought, but enough. I was always more of a creative writer than a journalist, but journalism was a trade that I could use to hone my writing skills. With that in mind, … Continue reading Have you SEEn my words?
*After a series of nasty emails, I've decided to make this personal. Not personal as in finding out who these anonymous people are in real life and asking them why they hate themselves, but making this blog a corporeal thing. Here we go: I don't do a lot of personal blog posts. It's not that I don't … Continue reading This Trent Wilkie
My friend Jay Runham interviewed me about my upcoming Fringe shows. Topics covered: moon birth, eating bugs and existential iconography. CLICK HERE DEWDS!