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

August 07, 2005

  • The Devil In The Details
  • Why John Irving is my favourite novelist

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    July 03, 2005

  • Ottawa > Toronto
  • Stories from the stops along a train journey

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    June 13, 2005

  • A Batman For All Seasons
  • The enduring appeal of the Dark Knight in comics, films and Mego doll form

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    June 07, 2005

  • Summer Nights Teetering On The Edge Of Innocence
  • A coming of age story with a boy and a girl, but no sex (at least with the girl…)

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    April 25, 2005

  • If An eye Offend Thee…
  • The rise and fall of Toronto’s formerly best arts weekly

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    April 10, 2005

  • Befriend Your Local Lesbian
  • How one brief friendship changed my whole way of thinking and being.

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    April 03, 2005

  • Doctor (Who) in the House
  • Doctor Who is back. And it’s fantastic.

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    March 14, 2005

  • Believe It Or Not, It’s Just Me
  • Why I identified with Ralph Hinkley from The Greatest American Hero more than any character on television, ever.

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    March 09, 2005

  • The Mercy of Snow
  • Melancholy, alienation and redemption in the dead of winter

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    February 27, 2005

  • Dying on the Road to Mount Doom: How I Survived Middle Earth
  • My diary of watching all three Lord of the Rings films for the first time. As a marathon. Using the special editions…

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    February 13, 2005

  • Based on a True Story
  • The important elements of the movie of my life

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    January 30, 2005

  • Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye (No, Really)
  • The ugly, unvarnished truth is that I in fact spent most of my formative years watching Johnny Carson’s competition than anything featuring the king of late night…

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    January 23, 2005

  • Mundane Unsolved Mysteries
  • Unexplained and insoluble mysteries from my everyday existence

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    December 29, 2004

  • The Gem Geek or Rare Bug Index for 2004
  • A look back at 2004, in statistical form

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    December 19, 2004

  • The Christmas Miracle of 1979
  • How I went from zero to hero on the last Thursday before Christmas holidays

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