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Looks like a book, feels like a book … local literary gift picks

December 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Looks like a book, feels like a book … local literary gift picks

By Nathaniel G. Moore

Grunt of the Minotaur is described by its author Robin Richardson as having “all the naked women, natural disasters, talking hogs, cannibals, and crooked cowboys you need to make your holidays bright … with just a touch of baffling.”

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Tags: Annex · People · General

Local writer brings Macho Man-themed show to Kensington Market

November 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

By Michael Radoslav

Nathaniel Moore has collected works of art, including this sketch, to commemorate the late "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Courtesy Roberto Alicea.

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Tags: Liberty · Arts · General

Coach House new book launch takes on Dance Cave

October 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Coach House new book launch takes on Dance Cave

By Nathaniel G. Moore

Simulated party atmosphere at the Coach House Books event at the Dance Cave (529 Bloor St. W.), a change from the norm for the popular publishing house. Courtesy Evan Munday.

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Tags: Annex · Food

“Dan for Mayor” star has busy summer ahead

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on “Dan for Mayor” star has busy summer ahead

By Nathaniel G. Moore

Things are looking bright for Annex actor Paul Bates this summer.

In addition to a highly anticipated show The Soaps—a Live Improvised Soap Opera at Toronto’s Fringe Festival this month, the entire cast of CTV’s “Dan for Mayor” are up for best ensemble for a Canadian Comedy Award, which will be announced in the fall.

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Tags: Arts

The Devil and Daniel Jones

May 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

By Nathaniel G. Moore

Daniel Jones was a self-proclaimed alcoholic writer. Photo courtesy Sam Kanga.

This month, two works by the infamous late-Annex writer Daniel Jones are being reissued.Coach House’s The Brave Never Write Poetry comes with a brand new New Order record sleeve-inspired cover, while Three O’Clock Press’ remix of 1978 is slightly more sophisticated than its original release over a decade ago.

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Tags: Arts · People · General