How the left-leaning, scotch-drinking, bullshit-detecting, high-school-dropping, joke-Googling, single-mom-ing, storytelling, serial tweeting, cheese-puff-cooking Tabatha Southey became one of our leading political humourists.
By Loren Hendin Tabatha Southey hadn’t expected to hear anything back. She’d sent three children’s stories to a publisher, but, six months later, nothing. Oh, well, she’d sent them only at the urging of a friend anyway. She had been driving with writer and editor Jane L. Thompson, two toddlers, and a baby buckled up in […]
Flip open the front cover of The Walrus magazine’s January/February 2013 issue. On the inside front cover you’ll see a house ad for all the different outlets at which you can find The Walrus content. Fold out that cover, and across the gatefold you’ll see early evening on the Rideau Canal. Dozens of lamps line […]
Ivor Tossell is a former online-culture columnist for The Globe and Mail, but since the recent publication of his e-book, The Gift of Ford, he has become one of Toronto’s resident experts on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. The Ryerson Review of Journalism sat down with Tossell to talk about how he stayed unbiased while writing about one of Toronto’s most controversial mayors, whether he ever spoke […]