Category Archives: CP Journalism

Interviewed about Toronto gun violence in Globe & Mail

The Globe & Mail’s Adrian Morrow interviewed me about the issue of gun violence in Toronto for this piece, “New attitude dismisses code of the street-gang world.” He quotes me on the role of police and a subject that was … Continue reading

Posted in CP Journalism, Guns, Police

My Op-Ed about Eaton Centre shooting in Lawyers Weekly

My friend and editor at Lawyers Weekly, Shannon Kari, asked me to write an opinion piece on the Eaton Centre shooting, in light of my experience writing our book on gun culture and violence. I tried to deal with the … Continue reading

Posted in CP Journalism, Guns, Race, Sentencing

Beastie Boys bounce back with album

My review of the Beastie Boys album, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2, for the Toronto Star. Cancer shmancer! MCA returns from treatment to join his old cronies and bring the heat. This album probably deserved four stars, but I’m always … Continue reading

Posted in CP Journalism, Hip-Hop

Complex: Pound’s Ghostface issue one of the best hip-hop ‘zine covers ever

Pound founder Rodrigo Bascunan sent me this link to Complex Magazine’s 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Magazine Covers. While I don’t really agree with some of their selections, the order of their choices, and the fact there aren’t more Pound covers on … Continue reading

Posted in Best Posts, CP Journalism, Hip-Hop