Flattering attention from one of the new generation of whip-smart scholars. He gets it. http://nfldtxt.com/2014/07/14/rare-birds-by-edward-riche/
The Great Eastern [Newfoundland Quarterly, Volume 106, Number 2] Creatively taxing over long hours but the show was perhaps the most rewarding professional experience of my career. Worked with a team who were “just tremendous”.
Several years ago I pitched the National Film Board a documentary about the concept of risk. I was curious to learn how those credit default swaps and other “financial instruments of mass destruction” worked and how the parceling and trading of risk, the quantification of that most qualitative assessment, could Read More
Not in the habit of providing free content to the CBC but it was David Cochrane asking,[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Smart, young Drew Brown was excellent company but made me feel old for having lived through much of what is the historical record for him. I think Read More
Ray Guy, the great Newfoundland writer, has died. Spent a few insane nights drinking in his company back when Mary Walsh was running a branch of the El Farolito on Pennywell Road. Here is a review I wrote of one his books, That Far Greater Bay Before the original, 1976, Read More
I have a piece in Macleans about seal cookery.
Here’s a fun discussion I had with Ed Roberts in the latest edition of the Newfoundland Quarterly. It concerns Greg Malone’s new book, “Don’t Tell The Newfoundlanders”. I believe I think more highly of the book than does Mr. Roberts.
Such clippings feature in Easy To Like http://www.princeofpinot.com/article/1268/
Edward Riche’s new novel is Easy to Like July 12, 2012. 4:24 pm • Section: Books, Entertainment, Food Posted by: Peter Darbyshire Edward Riche‘s Easy to Like is a rich and textured blend of a story. It begins with a sustained explosion of wine snobbery as it follows Elliot Johnson, a struggling winemaker who’s perpetually Read More
Some foolishness here gala_nq I wrote about attending one of those Arts Galas that so disturb the Prime Minister of Canada. It’s featured in the latest Newfoundland Quarterly.