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

December 07, 2004

  • The Man Who Was Canada
  • If Pierre Berton taught me one thing it’s that we are who we are as Canadians because of our history, and our history is a lot harsher than we give it credit.

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    November 14, 2004

  • God Blogged
  • From creation to the fall, with favourite tunes and emoticons

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    November 08, 2004

  • Betty and Me
  • How Betty Cooper from the Archie comics shaped my view of the ideal woman

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    October 31, 2004

  • Dressing Up
  • The joys, and tragedies, of Halloween

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    October 24, 2004

  • Our National Nightmare
  • Steven Truscott’s nightmare still touches the lives of Canadians even today.

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    September 27, 2004

  • Theoretically Bisexual
  • How I discovered that, to my apparent horror, I was straight.

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    September 12, 2004

  • Whose Film Is It Anyway?
  • Navigating the murky waters of director’s cuts and special editions

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    August 29, 2004

  • Spiritual Birthday
  • August 29, 1984. I went over to my best friend’s apartment and my life changed.

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    August 25, 2004

  • Gone But Not Forgotten
  • Remembering some of the better shows of the 2003-2004 TV season…that no one watched.

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    August 15, 2004

  • The Object Of My Obsession
  • The weird switch in my brain that goes from “yeah I’d like to casually enjoy that” to “I must know everything there is to know about that.”

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    July 28, 2004

  • Welcome to the Process
  • Ever wondered how this column was written? No? Well, tough, because that’s what we├»‘re talking about this week…

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    July 18, 2004

  • Paul Moth’s Triumphant Re-Entry
  • The geniuses who made The Great Eastern return to CBC radio with Sunny Days and Nights, the smartest, funniest radio show in ages.

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    July 11, 2004

  • The Day They Closed My High School - Part Two
  • The story of how some ordinary teenagers, their parents and their teachers rallied under extraordinary circumstances to make the impossible happen, and, briefly, achieved it

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    June 20, 2004

  • The Day They Closed My High School - Part One
  • I was one of the students who led the fight to keep my high school open. It was the most significant I’ve ever felt. It was the most disillusioned I’ve ever been.

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    June 14, 2004

  • Accidents Waiting To Happen
  • My spiraling addiction to the E! True Hollywood Story

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