More audio from my conversation with Gord Downie in 2006. This clip is from the onset of the interview, where we discuss Vancouver, animal rights and the environment. It was the beginning of something special … “something on.” Please consider donating to the: Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research
I’ve yet to lose a close, blood-related family member. I don’t know what it feels like to suddenly be deprived of a child, a sibling, a parent. A life partner. When news broke in late May of Gord Downie’s terminal brain cancer diagnosis, hearts broke everywhere. A friend was unexpectedly being taken away too early. […]
Imagine being unknowingly whisked away in a limousine at 6:45am on a Tuesday morning, told you were going to a radio station studio to interview Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip. It happened to me in October of 2006. My infinitely better half, Denise, knowing my passion for all things Hip, entered me into a […]
Thirty-six years ago I watched Terry Fox run by me near Hamilton, Ontario. I was nine-years old. Both that moment and Terry’s tenacity–a man running across Canada with an amputated leg to raise money for cancer research–had a profound impact on my life. Rarely does a week go by when I don’t think about Terry. […]
Ideas need to see the light even if the moment seems dark and confusing.