Radical Media Coverage This Week Dude!

Radical Media Coverage This Week Dude!

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Ooooh no back to school!

Does anyone else feel tense about the looming, approaching Monday; I sure don’t want to be jolted into a back to school frame of mind. But Michael Reist is here to help!

The Canadian Press interview with Michael Reist, author of What Every Parent Should Know about School has be syndicate to the Huffington Post , Winnipeg Free Press, Calgary Herald, Brandon Sun, Star-Phoenix , Canada.com, and Windsor Star.

Look out for upcoming live interview with Michael Reist on CFRA (Ottawa, ON), CFAX (Victoria, BC), CityTV, Breakfast Television (Toronto, ON), CBC Radio, Ontario Today (Toronto, ON), and the Global, the Morning Show (Toronto, ON).

Metal on Ice by Sean Kelly gets a 5 out 5 by Book blog Beautyinruins.ca

“Sean Kelly has done an admirable job of tracing the evolution of rock north of the 49th parallel.”

Coalition Music, Sean Kelly’s music label for Tunes from Metal on Ice, has partnered with Air Miles to offer their clients a special Metal on Ice package including a ticket to the Metal on Ice concert/book launch at the Phoenix on October 26th, and a signed copy of Metal on Ice. Click on the link for the details:


Coalition also released the following videos this week to promote the Pledgemusic campaign, concert, and book through our different partner channels:





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Metal on Ice is seriously rocking their media coverage. Righteous!

Contested Land, Contested Memory by Jo Roberts is on the Globe and Mail Bestseller List, ranked #6 in Canadian non-fiction this past week.

Paikin and the Premiers by Steve Paikin, takes a unique perspective on Ontario's most powerful political leaders. TVO.org  has excerpt from chapter one posted.

Almost Criminal by E.R. Brown was reviewed in the Toronto Star: 

“. . . the novel is instructive for its insights into the finances of the grow op business.”

Twitter got heated with law, politics, AND A LITTLE WEED!

Adam Dodek, author of The Canadian Constitution by Adam Dodek gives commentary on the cold war that pursued in the Vancouver Sun  article “U of O profs at odds over AG’s comments on Trudeau’s pot use.”

The Great Canadian Bucket List by Robin Esrock will be mentioned in the Dreamscapes magazine in their Winter Canadian Bucket List article for their winter issue.

Explore magazine will have a 2500-word feature on The Great Canadian Bucket List in the fall 2013 issue and an interview with in Robin Esrock in the spring 2014 issue.

Going Places magazine (CAA Manitoba) and Westworld magazine will feature The Great Canadian Bucket List by Robin Esrock in the fall issue.

Westjets, Up magazine, will have a Q&A profile of Robin Esrock in the fall issue.

Up Here magazine (YK) will have a back page essay in their winter issue on The Great Canadian Bucket List by Robin Esrock.

Westworld BC magazine (BC) will have a Bucket List feature in their spring issue.

Zoomer magazine will feature The Great Canadian Bucket List by Robin Esrock as a Halloween excerpt in the fall issue.

National Geographic Traveler online will feature 18 stories by Robin Esrock with reference to  The Great Canadian Bucket List in each. This is for the National Geographic Traveler’s Best of Canada Feature.

So many places to go in Canada! 

My Bucket list involves seeing them all. Totally dude!

What a trip eh!

This great media coverage is not a hallucination!

 It’s all real and well deserved.

*Post written by Intern Anoja Muthucumaru*

E.R. Brown

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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E.R. Brown

E.R. Brown is an award-winning advertising writer whose fiction has been heard on CBC Radio 3 and seen in national magazines. Born in Montreal, he lives in Vancouver.

Adam Dodek

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Adam Dodek

Adam Dodek is the dean of the University of Ottawa Common Law Section. He teaches and writes about the Canadian Constitution and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has worked at the supreme Courts of both Canada and Israel, as well as the US Court of Appeals. Adam lives in Ottawa.

Robin Esrock

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014
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Robin Esrock

Robin Esrock is a bestselling author, journalist, TV host, and public speaker. His stories and photography have appeared in major publications on five continents, including National Geographic Traveler, the Guardian, Chicago Tribune, and the Globe and Mail. The creator and co-host of the internationally syndicated television series Word Travels, Robin lives in Vancouver, B.C.

Sean Kelly

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly is the billboard-charting guitarist of his own band, Crash Kelly. He has released several classical guitar albums, and tours as lead guitarist for Grammy Award-winning superstar Nelly Furtado. Kelly has also performed with Helix, Carl Dixon, Gilby Clarke, and Carole Pope, among many others. He lives in Toronto.

Steve Paikin

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Steve Paikin

Steve Paikin is anchor of The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TVO’s flagship current affairs program since 2006. He has written four previous books on politics, including Paikin and the Premiers. Paikin has spent more than 30 years in journalism, 20 of them at Ontario’s provincial broadcaster. He lives in Toronto.

Michael Reist

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Michael Reist

Michael Reist is an internationally recognized advocate for men and boys. As a mentor to hundreds of men and boys over the past two decades, he is aware of the deep questions and issues facing men today. He is the author of several books, including Raising Boys in a New Kind of World and Raising Emotionally Healthy Boys. Michael lives in Caledon East, Ontario.

Jo Roberts

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Jo Roberts

Trained in her native England as a lawyer and anthropologist, Jo Roberts is now a freelance writer. For five years she was managing editor of the New York Catholic Worker newspaper, to which she frequently contributed. Her reportage from Israel and from the West Bank has appeared in Embassy, Canada's foreign policy weekly. She lives in Toronto, Canada.