The Trent Wilkie

Trent Wilkie is a writer/journalist/performer in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. Trent has written for CBC Radio (The Irrelevant Show), See Magazine, Vue Magazine, NinjaVideo.net, Merge Magazine, Toronto Life and Fitness, Canadian Emergency News, FFWD Magazine and Horrornews.net.

Recent Blog Posts

Cold November an intimate creation
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Cold November is the refreshing tale of a rural matriarchal family and their history with the custom of modern-day hunting. The story revolves around adolescent Florence (Bijou Abas) and is as much a coming of age tale as it is a cultural study. There is hardship, there is family, but most of all...
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Deleted Scenes – Duck Dynasty
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Deleted Scenes – Duck Dynasty
Several years ago Samara Von Rad and I put on a fundraiser for our lovely friend Christian Zyp. It was a series of ‘deleted scenes’ from well-known television shows that we wrote in a very satirical fashion. I just found this one in my draft pile. I was never used. I now set it free &...
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Giving the heart a hand
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Giving the heart a hand
A good documentary enthralls and informs you, even if you went into it without any clue of what it was about. “We have heard a lot about the invisible hand of markets, let us bring the invisible heart of markets to help those whom the invisible hand has left behind.” This statement by Sir Ronald ...
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‘Fantasy’ drenched with reality
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  Samara Von Rad’s first release is a fun little EP named Fantasy. This thoughtful collection (which she hopes will grow into a full-blown album) contains enough high-quality musicianship to make you forget that this rad-badness is as indie as fuck. Track reviews: Zombie in Love A driv...
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Words for those hard to describe situations
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Words for those hard to describe situations
There are situations in life where words don’t seem to work. These situations seem to be indescribable and baffling. Language, specifically the English language, just doesn’t do situational justice. I am here […]
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Interview with Babak Anvari (Under the Shadow)
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Interview with Babak Anvari (Under the Shadow)
UNDER THE SHADOW, written and directed by Iranian born Babak Anvari, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and it broke viewer’s  minds, literally (an audience member actually screamed ‘I can’t handle […]
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CBC Poetry Prize
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CBC Poetry Prize
Some of the first serious writing I ever did was poetry. I was 15. I started writing poetry because who fucking cares. Poetry continued into my adulthood. Mostly when I was guiding […]
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Full of Hell
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Full of Hell
Annie Strom was 5’4 and full of hell. On the ice, off the ice, she walked like she was 6’10 and made out of mountains. This was one of the reasons she […]
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Interview with GOT’s Sean Savage
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    For Sean Savage, being a camera operator is more than just helping frame a shot. Savage, who shot the films The Last Kingdom, Elizabeth and is the ‘A’ camera operator […]
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Rheo makes media consumption easy
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“The way we find media has changed,” says Alan Cannistraro, CEO of Rheo. “What technology has done of the past few year is it has really catered to the idea that if […]
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