Graeme

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.

The Column

July 13, 2010

  • Mystery Boys
  • My career as a seven year-old detective and how we cracked the Mystery of the Phantom

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    June 28, 2010

  • By The Numbers
  • The numbers that have influenced my life over the years

    Posted by graeme | (2) Comments | Permalink

    April 14, 2010

  • How I Fell Out of Love With CBC Radio
  • How over a decade CBC radio went from being indispensable to never listened to

    Posted by graeme | (2) Comments | Permalink

    March 29, 2010

  • Strangers on a GO Train
  • A drunken conversation late one Saturday night about art, books and pizza boxes of origami

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    February 02, 2010

  • Ottawa and Me
  • My complicated, love/hate relationship with living in the national capital of Canada

    Posted by graeme | (1) Comments | Permalink

    January 03, 2010

  • Things I Discovered in 2009
  • A chronicling of my discoveries for the year, both great and small

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    December 28, 2009

  • What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?
  • A compendium of New Year’s Eves that have, quite frankly, sucked

    Posted by graeme | (3) Comments | Permalink

    November 15, 2009

  • Polite Rejection
  • How common courtesy has been lost in the employment process

    Posted by graeme | (2) Comments | Permalink

    October 20, 2009

  • Generic Facebook
  • Breaking the news feed, and social media, down to its essentials

    Posted by graeme | (4) Comments | Permalink

    October 11, 2009

  • The Aviary
  • My high school math teacher and all that he taught me—none of which had to do with polynomials

    Posted by graeme | (3) Comments | Permalink

    October 04, 2009

  • House Arrest
  • How the makers of House keep the illusion of change going when their central character cannot change

    Posted by graeme | (4) Comments | Permalink

    September 20, 2009

  • Got A Devil’s Haircut In My Mind
  • When bad barbering happens to good people

    Posted by graeme | (3) Comments | Permalink

    September 13, 2009

  • Politically Agnostic
  • Where 9/11 took me on the political spectrum

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    August 31, 2009

  • Where Books Go When They Die
  • The joys of the cottage library.

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    August 16, 2009

  • How Doctor Who Taught Me The CBC Is Run By Monkeys
  • 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.

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