Meg Remy discusses her powerful, devastating new book, Begin by Telling, surviving sexual abuse and having empathy, media literacy and Woodstock ’99, new music by U.S. Girls, future plans, and much more. This episode contains discussions about sexual abuse and assault, which may disturb some listeners; for support, contact the Ending Violence Association of Canada, RAINN, or similar local organizations. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.
Poet and author Damian Rogers on her new book, An Alphabet for Joanna – A Portrait of My Mother in 26 Fragments, contemplating our parents’ lives, feminine erasure, working with writers at Drag City, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Tranzac in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday November 17, 2017. Our guest panellists were 2017 Polaris Music Prize winner Lido Pimienta, comedian Sara Hennessey, and music composer Friendly Rich. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Roy Cohen. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad’s Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.