Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tom Jackson?

I’m often mistaken for the North of 60 Actor Tom Jackson.  I don’t mind the mixup but I’ve had some pretty scary situations too.  One time I was driving home from Edmonton and stopped in Saddle Lake Alberta to buy … Continue reading

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How to get goosed.

While living in Vancouver, a friend of mine from back home was crashing on my couch.  He was between jobs and I was on between making films.  He wasn’t pulling in any dough and welfare wouldn’t help out either.  I … Continue reading

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Cab drivers and bootleggers

Chubby’s foster dad finally passed away after about a hundred years.  Chubby got a three thousand dollar cheque from his estate.  That crazy bugger was going to put it in the bank so he could make sixteen bucks a year … Continue reading

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Biscuit and Daisy

I was playing poker the other night when Moses Swampy bluffed me out with a pair of deuces.  I had two pair but the way Moses call so fast make me wonder about his hand.  I been reading poker books … Continue reading

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Honest crimes

Last winter me and Chubby were getting a little stir crazy holed up in Granny Boots’ wood shack.  We got evicted from public housing and been living in Granny’s shack since first snowfall.  We got a 10 gallon drum woodstove … Continue reading

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Hey, who doesn’t like a little head now and then?

While I was a student in Calgary, I would get a hankerin’ for some good old country food, food I grew up with; caribou, char, and bear meat.  So when a friend was cleaning out her freezer and found an … Continue reading

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Busking for a living

I was living in Calgary when I finished film school.  I had a job offer on the show North of 60, but the job didn’t start for another month.  My school funding had dried up and I hadn’t perfected the … Continue reading

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