The numbers that have influenced my life over the years
Graeme Burk is a freelance writer, wit, bon vivant and man about town. He is the author of the ECW Press book, Who is the Doctor. Over the past ten years he has written for (and edited) a number of small press magazines and websites. He has had short stories published by the BBC and has been a finalist for a Writers Guild of Canada award for new screenwriters.
This site is devoted to Graeme's writing and includes his column, which is published on an occasional basis.
June 28, 2010
April 14, 2010
How over a decade CBC radio went from being indispensable to never listened to
March 29, 2010
A drunken conversation late one Saturday night about art, books and pizza boxes of origami
February 02, 2010
My complicated, love/hate relationship with living in the national capital of Canada
January 03, 2010
A chronicling of my discoveries for the year, both great and small
December 28, 2009
A compendium of New Year’s Eves that have, quite frankly, sucked
November 15, 2009
How common courtesy has been lost in the employment process
October 20, 2009
Breaking the news feed, and social media, down to its essentials
October 11, 2009
My high school math teacher and all that he taught me—none of which had to do with polynomials
October 04, 2009
How the makers of House keep the illusion of change going when their central character cannot change
September 20, 2009
When bad barbering happens to good people
September 13, 2009
Where 9/11 took me on the political spectrum
August 31, 2009
The joys of the cottage library.
August 16, 2009
You’re a public broadcaster and you have a popular show with great ratings. What do you do? If you’re the CBC, you do nothing whatsoever.
March 16, 2009
Why are we so addicted to the happy, inspirational stories that we judge our leaders, surrender ourselves to people on Oprah and often suspend common sense and better judgment?