Empathetic Viscera is a snapshot of the modern Canadian experience. Richtig sees this period of Canadian history as the search for ourselves. The modern Canada is in the process of incorporating traditions and peoples from around the world (DNA Speaks, Sameness Is A Myth), understanding and appreciating our environment (Boreal Forest, The St. Mary’s), and the disconnection from colonial Eurocentric ideology (The Search For God, The Chordates, Chemical Taste).
Kyle Richtig released the album Green Warriors – a compilation of his most loved acoustic songs – yesterday via Bandcamp. Find it here.
Most people have difficulty keeping their New Year’s resolutions because they try to be better people than they are. Instead of pretending you are going to be better, thrive at […]
Decadent Mansion was the second part of the original short story Erebus & Eden. The story picks up on the road with Erebus, Eden, Alex and Säen, as they reach Salde. Salde holds two things, Gia, Eden's ex-girlfriend, and her house - a place to stop and regroup after their journey.
I think I’d like to sleep with a mathematician He sweaty from hours of hard labour I would not tell him my name, Simply whisper theorems in his ear
Kyle Richtig has made available his 2008 chapbook Flux for free download.
Brood X has been alive inside me for over 17 years. What became Brood X began with the story of Erebus and Eden. The stories that followed were originally to be called Our Brood, signifying both the culpability of culture in creating these characters, as well as the concept that all of us, no matter how disturbed or counter-culture, are all a part of this society. One can not simply "cream" the individuals from the top of society as is done in historical accounts.
Information on the upcoming release of Kyle Richtig's new book Erebus and Eden, Brood X book 1 & 2.
A look at the top 100 albums that influenced Kyle Richtig. Some influenced him to look deeper into the artist, while some influenced him to look deeper into himself.
Individuals wish to find out if they have Native American history in their family tree to substantiate familial claims, for a better understanding of their family tree, and as entrance requirements for acceptance into a tribe.
Introducing Pax and Morla the red foot tortoises.
The Time of Forests is a new chapbook by Kyle Richtig, released June 2015.
Many people ask me what type of event is cuff-link appropriate. My answer is usually, “try thinking about when they are inappropriate, and do the opposite”; however, I thought I […]
Good advice on integrating your identity with your doctor.
This is a piece I wrote recently for my English class.
Yesterday night CBC_Aboriginal tweeted out: “@CBC_AboriginalDo you opt out celebrating Thanksgiving? Share your stories. http://t.co/iZI7ZSA1OY @CBC_Aboriginal @CBCManitoba” I do not boycott Thanksgiving. In the same respect, I do not buy […]
It seems like a lifetime has passed since I have written personally. I spend so much time writing essays about historical places and people, I tend to forget the present […]