Oliver Ho
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Oliver lives in Toronto. He has published several books, and worked as the Senior Front Page Editor at Yahoo Canada and MSN Canada. Currently, he works as a Manager of Communications at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. His website is www.OliverHo.ca.

Features // 10 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 25 Articles
Blogs // 58 Articles
//Features

Transforming the Bard Finale: Daggers at Dawn | 11 May 2011 // 10:15 PM

This is the final of a three-part series of articles about Kill Shakespeare, each featuring an exclusive interview with the comic's co-creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery. Read part one and part two.

Transforming Shakespeare 2: The Bard and “Argentinean Knife Fights" | 19 Apr 2011 // 10:10 PM

This is the second of a three-part series of articles about Kill Shakespeare, each featuring an exclusive interview with the comic's co-creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery. Read part one.

//Columns

Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death | 17 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

Britain’s pop culture knight, Christopher Frayling, offers the definitive biography and interpretation of the Spaghetti Western maestro, Sergio Leone.

//Reviews

The Usual Gang of Idiots Offer Up Their Souls in 'Totally MAD' | 18 Dec 2012 // 5:10 PM

This gorgeous coffee table book offers a retrospective look at the satirical institution, along with an introduction by Stephen Colbert, informative essays and 12 prints representing "the soul of MAD".

Meditations on the Actual and the Imagined: 'Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life' | 2 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

A series of poetic meditations on "the madness of puppets", this brief but dense book fascinates as much as its uncanny subject matter.

//Blogs

Four-Eyed Stranger #20: I’ll Give It My All...Tomorrow | 14 Feb 2011 // 8:00 PM

"Why do you go on living?” Slacker icon Buddy Bradley articulated his ambition in 1990’s “My Pad and Welcome To It”, the first issue of Peter Bagge’s Hate.

Borderland Speakeasy #19: “Are you sure you were dreaming?” | 31 Jan 2011 // 4:30 AM

With its conclusion possible in 2011, Sin Titulo stands as one of the year’s most anticipated comics.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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