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The Ghosts of Baseball Hill for [EDIT] magazine, Volume 10

February 20 2020

The Ghosts of Baseball Hill

What happened when Cuba's greatest baseball team took on the players of Fredericton, New Brunswick, in the summer of 1976? Andrew McGilligan investigates the inside story of one of the greatest amateur baseball games ever played in North America.

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Sugar Sammy Interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 10

February 06 2020

Ain't Life Sweet

Life can't get much sweeter for multilingual comedian Samir Khullar. Best known as “Sugar Sammy,” the 43-year-old observational and improvisational stand-up comic has travelled the world studying people, specifically their culture, their politics, their nuances and even their language. In doing so, he has created a smart, cringe-in-your-seat brand of comedy that treads the line between laughter and outrage for his growing audiences. Here, Khullar discusses his rise to international fame, his Canadian tour and returning to the East Coast.

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Jonathan Torrens interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 8

February 02 2020

Jonathan Torrens Has a Ticket to Ride

When the parents at Charlottetown’s Sherwood Elementary School were enjoying their smoke break at intermission for the play The Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings, they were so impressed by Jonathan Torrens' performance (who was in grade one at the time and played the rabbit) that they said to Jonathan’s mom, “This kid could write his own ticket!” Write his own ticket he did. Today at 46, the actor, director, producer, writer, podcast host, musician and television personality has carved an eclectic career path for himself that rivals those of the most talented in the industry. In this feature we learn how the multi-talented entertainer has crafted his career on this own terms.

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I'm an Entrepreneur... for [EDIT] Magazine Volume 10

February 02 2020
I'm an Entrepreneur, Not a Small-Business Person By Judith Mackin

Our business, Tuck, a furniture and décor store, is located on historic Prince William Street in Saint John, New Brunswick. Several years ago, in the midst of the still relatively novel — but burgeoning — growth of online shopping, I opted to open something of a “legacy” business: a store located in a building built in 1878, one complete with, yes, an actual sales team. In this exclusive article for [EDIT] Mackin shares her unique commitment to citizenship, and her entrepreneurial wisdom which have enabled Tuck to thrive in this modern day, ever-changing business landscape.

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A Taste of Greece for [EDIT] magazine, Volume 10

December 19 2019

A Taste of Greece By Christos Sourligas

Christos Sourligas is a multiple-award-winning writer, director and producer. Christo's debut feature, Elephant Shoes, was a darling of the festival circuit, selling out around the world. His second, Happy Slapping, was the world's first feature film shot entirely on smartphones. During his 12 years as vice-president of television sales, Just For Laughs shows amassed over 1.5 billion viewers in 140 countries and on 100 airlines. He is an advisory committee member for Water for Women; a Senegalese non-profit organization that promotes solar-powered market gardens. For [EDIT], he writes about creating a cookbook of his mother's recipes.

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Why the World Needs Anne with an E, for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 10

November 26 2019

Why the World Needs Anne with an E

Less than a year after Vancouver-born Moira Walley-Beckett won an Emmy for writing what is widely considered one of the greatest hours of television (“Ozymandias,” the third to final episode of Breaking Bad), she teamed up with a 14-year old Irish girl with no acting experience to change the landscape of Canadian television. This is the complete story — for the first time — of how a 111-year old novel has become a culturally relevant and politically important television show for our times.

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Life out of the Fashion Fast Lane for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 9

September 10 2019

Life Out Of The Fashion Fast Lane

Alice Wilby has been pioneering sustainable style since 2009. She is the first UK stylist to produce fashion spreads with 100% sustainable fashion. Her styling has appeared in Vogue, The Telegraph and Metro. Most recently she has been on the BBC as a sustainable-fashion expert. After a time as editor at Eco-Age, she and Khandiz Joni co-founded A Novel Approach - the world's first sustainable-style agency. Here Alice Wilby writes about how reframing sustainable fashion as sustainable style can enable us to continue our love affair with clothing.

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The Story of Kingsbrae Garden for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 9

September 03 2019

Kingsbrae: An Artists' Garden

When Lucinda Flemer first visited her grandparents’ summer house in St. Andrews by-the-Sea in the 1940s she was instantly smitten. But she could not have known that, 80 years later, she would have turned it into one of the most important artistic ventures in Canadian history. Here our Editor-in-Chief, James Mullinger shares the inside story of how one remarkable woman turned Canada’s most beautiful botanical garden into the United Nations of art.

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Matty Matheson interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 8

September 03 2019
Table Talk With Matty

Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, in 1982, Matty Matheson has become the most powerful and beloved culinary voice in Canada. His videos for Viceland’s Munchies have notched up tens of millions of views on YouTube and turned him into an international star. Here Matty meets with our Editor-in-Chief, James Mullinger to discuss everything from food, to fame to fatherhood.

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Dylan Jones interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 7

August 06 2019

King of All Media

In the world of fashion and media in London, England, few people have been quite so front and centre for the past two decades as Dylan Jones, editor of British GQ. Formerly an editor at the Observer, The Sunday Times, i‑D, The Face and Arena, as well as columnist for The Guardian and The Independent, he has been Editor-in-Chief of GQ for almost two decades. Here he gets candid with our Editor-in-Chief, James Mullinger to discuss everything from his career at GQ to London Fashion Week, to his latest book; David Bowie: a Life, which quickly became the most successful book that he has ever written.

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Seth interviewed by Paul Wilson for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 8

June 06 2019

Be. More. Canadian. 

The enduring legacy of Canada’s greatest cartoonist, Seth. Not long into the 21st century, Seth, whose storytelling, illustration and book design work has made him one of the most revered artists in his field, made what he calls “a very concerted effort to be more Canadian.” The lifelong Ontarian was already well versed in the ways of his homeland, but he wanted to dig deeper. Here renowned British journalist, Paul Wilson, meets Seth and shares his remarkable story exclusively for [EDIT].

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The Maritimes and Me for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 1

May 09 2019

The Maritimes and Me

Alex Preston is an award-winning British author and journalist who appears regularly on BBC television and radio. He writes for GQ, Harper's Bazaar and Town & Country Magazine as well as for the Observer's New Review. In this feature, the award-winning British novelist shares his thoughts on Brexit, and why visiting the Maritimes changed his life. For the better.

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Mark Critch interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 7

April 23 2019

Critch Talking

Mark Critch shares stories of his childhood and discusses his bestselling autobiography, Son of a Critch: A Childish Newfoundland Memoir, in our exclusive interview with award-winning journalist Tara Bradbury.

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Nick Farkas interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 8

April 04 2019

The Pied Piper of Canada

The Co-Founder of the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, Nick Farkas, loved punk music so much that when he first started promoting shows in his hometown of Montreal in the late 1980's, the bands would sleep on the floor of his tiny apartment. Fourteen years later, the Osheaga Music Festival is expected to break its own sales record with over 140,000 tickets sold. 

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Classified interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 4

March 26 2019

It's Classified

Luke Boyd, a.k.a. Classified, rose to major hip-hop fame over 20 years ago. The rapper, producer, emcee, writer and label owner from Nova Scotia has earned dozens of platinum and gold records, won countless awards and collaborated with some of the best in the industry. He tells The Maritime Edit’s Jennifer Wood exclusively why he finally feels comfortable with who he is and where he is.

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Jeremy Dutcher interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 6

March 19 2019

Jeremy Dutcher's Gift For His People

How a singer and composer from New Brunswick's Tobique First Nation is keeping the Wolastoqey language alive with breathtaking music. Only 305 people named Wolastoqey as their first language in the 2016 Statistics Canada census. The importance of preserving his language is only too real for Dutcher - in the past year alone, he lost three people in his own family who had spoken it since birth. Here Dutcher shares his unique story in an exclusive interview with Matt Williams.

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Dennis Prescott interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 4

March 19 2019

Becoming Dennis Prescott

The inside story of a New Brunswick musician turned international culinary phenomenon. The Maritime Edit’s Food Editor Dennis Prescott has had an incredible 12 months. The Moncton, New Brunswick–based musician turned chef released his first cookbook, Eat Delicious, which quickly became a Canadian bestseller.  

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Narcos Fredericton for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 5

March 12 2019

Narcos Fredericton

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Twenty-nine years ago, a plane crashed just outside Fredericton, setting off one of the strangest tales in Maritime history. It involves chance encounters, an opera-singing smuggler, members of an armed revolutionary force, spies, Pablo Escobar, a jail break, and more than 500 kilograms of cocaine. Award-winning journalist Andrew McGilligan tells the story for the first time. 

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