Life In A Border Town Interview
Thanks to Andrew and the Toronto Urban Photography Festival for interviewing me about this blog.
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Poster for What Seas What Shores, Middle Sister and Noordwiijk at Fm Lounge (Windsor Ontario). December 2013.
Just think of all the abandoned profile photos sitting there frozen in time.
This is what mine looks like. (Ya, from when I originally TRADEMARKED my screen-name. Hilarious.) Check me out, flared jeans (cuffed), Converse shoes, Brand New / Say Anything hoodie, Emo glasses, Sweeping bangs. At 17, I had it all.
I got to meet a functioning R2D2 robot (hand made by a local tech-geek in Windsor area) at the premiere of Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith, they took a pic of my bestie taking a pic and it landed in the Windsor Star the next day. I still remember getting the news from my English Teacher, Mrs. Badder.
"Far too many Windsorites seem to believe that downtown Detroit is the dystopian nightmare portrayed in RoboCop. This interpretation is sad since Windsor is on the doorstep of a major American, family friendly metropolis, one that becomes a winter wonderland at this time of year."
Photo by Jay Verspleet
CBC radio personality Grant Lawrence finally making it back to the Phog Lounge. He came recently to promote his new book. His last time in Windsor was in 2009 when Phog was declared the Best Music Venue in Canada; the distinction was given to Phog by CBC Radio 3.
A picture of my Grandparent’s posing in front of my Grandpa’s 1957 Pontiac Chieftan back in 1961. They married two years later and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary earlier this year.
Michigan Central Station. Detroit, Michigan.
In #Windsor we only play at bars with framed pictures of villains on the wall. @villainsbeastro