Interview with Charles Demers on Harper, Egyptian comedy, and solving the world's problems one joke at a time
Charles Demers is not your ordinary warrior. His one-man militia encompasses multiple battlegrounds through his writings, stand-up comedy, activism, and regular performances on CBC’s The Debaters. Hailing from Vancouver, Demers’ recent insurgency at Just For Laughs was astutely funny, wielding wit as a key weapon for constructive social criticism. Demers was kind of enough to answer a few of my questions.
Gastronomie à l'amérindienne set the stage for delicious fusion
Kwei Kwei. An Innu, Abenaki, and Atikamekw greeting of hello is presented in the opening lines of the menu for The Montreal First Peoples Festival’s second edition of Gastronomie à l’amérindienne, presented at the MAC‘s Bistro Le Contemporain. The menu describes the experience as a “voyage between tradition, modernity and audacity,”* with the goal being [...]