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TAKING THE KIDS TO THE CON

April 7th, 2012

Published by The Snipe
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My house is filled with superheroes. Since my husband works in the comic book industry and my six-year-old son shares his dad’s interests, I’m constantly gathering up piles of dog-eared Avengers comics and tiny plastic action figures. So a family trip to the Seattle comic convention is hardly a getaway from my daily life. Still, it’s a trip I’d been dying to take for years.

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REAL GLAMOUR IN VANCOUVER

March 30th, 2012

Published by The Toronto Star
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Love to rubberneck the upper crust? You’re in for a treat: Canada’s own misbehaving moneyed class is about to hit the small screen.

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JIM BRYSON GETS BACKUP

November 1st, 2010

Published by Exclaim! Magazine
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After years performing as faithful sideman to musicians like Kathleen Edwards, Sarah Harmer and the Tragically Hip, Jim Bryson is getting some backup in return. The Ottawa musician has joined forces with Winnipeg indie rockers the Weakerthans for his fourth studio album, The Falcon Lake Incident.

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SURPRISE! YOU’RE PREGNANT…

June 1st, 2010

Published by Blush Magazine
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In a perfect world, we’d all visit our doctors, take folic acid, and lay off the liquor before trying to get pregnant. Sometimes, however, things just happen. Just when you weren’t expecting to be expecting, a plus sign on that little white stick can send you into serious pregnancy paranoia.

From hot tubs to ham sandwiches, things that were innocuous last week become a source of anxiety. But when do you really need to worry?

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OLD MAN LUEDECKE LOOSENS THE REINS

April 2nd, 2010

Published by Exclaim! Magazine
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“No one tells you that you can exist as a banjo player in Canada,” says Chris (Old Man) Luedecke. But winning a Juno in 2009 for his third album, Proof of Love, was enough to finally convince the Nova Scotia folk singer that that’s exactly what he’s doing.

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