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

‘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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Story Summit 2017: Ed Lantz
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Story Summit 2017: Ed Lantz
*This is the first in a series of stories focusing on a lovely little gathering in Banff called The Story Summit. I was invited there by the inventive people of AMPIA to […]
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Enabling hate
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Kerry Diotte is my Minister of Parliament (MP). He is my representative in Ottawa. He is the person I go to in hopes of having a national voice to air my opinions […]
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Somebody Has To Say It All
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Somebody Has To Say It All
I was once told that trying to explain canoe trip to people was like trying to cut vegetables with a screwdriver. Here is my attempt. Yesterday sucked. And it was awesome. I […]
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