Author: Rufus F.

Rufus is a likeable curmudgeon. He has a PhD in History, sang for a decade in a punk band, and recently moved to NYC after nearly two decades in Canada. He wrote the book "The Paris Bureau" from Dio Press (2021).
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Sunday Morning! (Part One) Boredom and Bloat

Are the pundits right? Are we drowning in an ocean of boring art and culture? What I’m struck by (more than some vague “boredom”) is how narrow the focus of so much art has become

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Sunday Morning! “Severance”

Finally, I write about a streaming series – I watched the streaming series “Severance,” a surreal depiction of four very likeable human rats in a very unstimulating corporate cage pushing buttons

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Sunday Morning! Gord Lewis and “Teenage Head”

For a lot of Canadians, Gord Lewis played on the soundtrack of their youth. For me, he was the kind, quiet man in the bar with the radiant smile. All praise to the ones who showed us some kinda fun.

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Sunday Morning! “Berg” by Ann Quin

Berg seems to go through a crisis of his own. Does he really want to kill this stranger? Or does he want to seduce the man’s mistress?