A new poem by Kyle Richtig.
Washington, D.C. A new weight loss device was presented today at a news conference, that is poised to change the … Continue Reading 2016 Weight Loss Cure: Fabistula®
Cabinet keys belong in the garbage.
The Conservative Party is doing its best to inflame the public into calling for a referendum on the issue of … Continue Reading Why We Shouldn’t Have a Referendum on Electoral Reform in Canada
Sia confesses the song ‘Cellophane’ has roots in Fried Green Tomatoes.
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A poem about the origins of modern chocolate.
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I’m balancing on a wire suspended between two bridges. Far below, the canopy of ocean with its welcoming embrace waits, … Continue Reading Balance Act
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First, realize that this will ruin the whiteboard forever. That said, since flip chart markers are nearly identical to whiteboard markers, the trap is easy to set. Ensure that all whiteboard markers are replaced. This plays upon the psychology of the one who grabs for a marker. If they all look the same, their identity will go unquestioned. How often do you check the markers before you use them?
I used to call myself a feminist. I believed that my experience on the margins as a gay person was … Continue Reading Can Men Be ‘Feminists’?
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).
It’s true the steady rhythm of the beating drum counting heartbeats and voices in the night. That song of Utopia … Continue Reading Drum