This originally appeared on Toronto Life's website on April 15, 2014. We might not typically judge a candidate for public office based on his or her drink of choice, but considering how much we know about our current mayor’s drinking preferences—whether it be a few beers at a Leafs game, an early-morning bottle of brandy … Continue reading Semi-important question: what do 2014’s mayoral candidates like to drink?
This originally appeared on PostCity.com on October 24, 2013 Rob Ford has been the mayor of Toronto for close to three years now, and in that time he’s been lambasted, lampooned and ridiculed by the best of them. So if you’re looking to have a little fun at the mayor’s expense this Halloween, you’re going … Continue reading Five Rob Ford-inspired Halloween costumes that your hipster friends haven’t thought of yet
This was originally published in issue number 5 of Mr. Happy Magazine (NSFW) If you live and/or work in downtown Toronto, it’s inevitable that you’ll eventually run into what is surely one of the most stressful and potentially traumatic experiences one can have in a big city, namely, being asked to donate to charity. Charities are … Continue reading How to reject requests for charity
This originally appeared on the online version of Post City on October 9, 2013. Toronto is a vibrant, progressive city, and it’s changing every single day. New tourist attractions like the Ripley’s Aquarium are popping up. Bold, architecturally interesting developments like the Mirvish+Gehry towers are being proposed. And new, innovative urban solutions to the city’s … Continue reading Hey Toronto, what’s up with all the progress?
This was originally published on the online version of Post City on September 11, 2013. It's nearing that horrible time of year when I admit to myself that I am too wimpy to cycle and I hang up my bike in favour of a Metropass. Accordingly, it seems only fair that I issue advance notice … Continue reading Seven types of TTC commuters who suck
August 8, 2012 Mr. James Wallace Editor-in-Chief Toronto Sun c/o Sun Media Corporation 333 King Street East Toronto, Ontario M5A 3X5 Dear Mr. Wallace: I am long-time, loyal reader of your great publication and the reasons behind my writing you today are two-fold: Firstly, I’d like to congratulate you on your tireless dedication to the … Continue reading Dear Toronto Sun
Since about November, I've been part of The Second City Training Centre's comedy writing program. As we come to the end of the program, we're shaping scenes we've written in order to build toward a final show on August 19 in which actors will bring our brilliance to the stage of the Second City. Because … Continue reading Pyramid