Category Archives: Interviews

Ryan G. Hinds’ tips on tunes for the holidays

Toronto cabaret performer Ryan G. Hinds loves the glitter and warmth of Christmas but not its soundtrack. “Bad Christmas music is a great way to torture your guests,” he laughs. Hinds once endured James Brown’s “Santa Claus, Go Straight to … Continue reading

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Keith Strickland, The B-52s

Bohemian Rhapsody How some artsy queer kids in Georgia became the World’s Greatest Party Band [originally printed in fab issue 341 – March 5, 2008] Their voices in gorgeous harmony, Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson sing over a revved-up rock … Continue reading

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Anthony Bidulka

Out in Africa Author Anthony Bidulka and his detective alter-ego circle the globe [originally printed in fab issue 334] So the new book—Sundowner…Ubuntu, is it? Oo-boon-too. There should be a pronunciation guide. A lot of people give me a hard … Continue reading

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Rick Mercer

SHOW NO MERCER Many don’t know that Canada’s top political satirist is gay. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Dressed in blue jeans and a crisp navy blazer, Rick Mercer is friendly but guarded He clearly prefers asking the … Continue reading

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Margaret Cho

ASSMASTER OF CEREMONIES Comedian Margaret Cho talks to Scott Dagostino about coming back to Toronto with some colourful friends [originally published in fab issue 321 – May 30, 2007] Frustrated by the gay rights debates in the US, singer Cyndi … Continue reading

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