Heather Mallick Does Atheism a Disservice, and Other Questions About the QC Charter

It seems like most Canadian columnists have taken a stab this week at the Quebec values charter. This morning, Heather Mallick gave it a go in her space at the Toronto Star.  It’s entitled “Quebec charter: An atheist speaks up.” Doug Saunders at the Globe and Mail had previously taken a swing at it on the…

Mary Bowen Bravely Ascends to the Top With the Worst Column of 2013

Well, it appears that over at The Chronicle-Herald, Mary Bowen has taken the cake from earlier contenders Rosie DiManno and Naomi Lakritz for the worst column in Canadian journalism. Funnily enough, I’m not sure other perennial contenders Margaret Wente and Christie Blatchford even come close to the top this year. Bowen’s profoundly stupid editorial —…

My latest

Over at Vue Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Edmonton, Alta., I’ve got an article looking at sexism and stalking in country music. In particular, I look at Tyler Farr’s “Redneck Crazy,” which makes for an interesting contrast with the outrage that erupted over Brad Paisley’s “Accidental Racist,” earlier this year.  You can read my article…