‘Pressure Cooker’ featured on Apple’s list of top new podcasts in 2022
One of the first criminal trials I ever attended as a freelancer for VICE Canada is now the focus of a CBC podcast written and produced by me, filmmaker Dan Pierce and CBC reporter Rafferty Baker.
Two award noms for ‘Don’t Call It a Cult’
DCIAC has been shortlisted for the 2022 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. It’s also a finalist for a Crime Writers of Canada Award of Excellence.
Listen to ‘A Little Bit Culty’ panel at SXSW 2022
In March 2022 I got to sit down for a live podcast taping with two central subjects of Don’t Call It a Cult and fellow author Amanda Montell.
How an accidental phone answer exposed Rogers Communications ‘coup plan’
In mid September, Rogers Communications Inc CEO Joe Natale called his then finance chief Tony Staffieri, who was discussing a secret plan to shake up Canada’s biggest telecom company’s board and senior management, including Natale. Staffieri accidentally answered Natale’s call. (Story on Reuters.com)
‘Don’t Call It a Cult’ is featured in the New Yorker
In the July 12 issue of the New Yorker, Zoë Heller breaks down “What Makes a Cult a Cult?”
‘Don’t Call It a Cult’ is an instant bestseller in Canada
One week after DCIAC hit shelves, the Toronto Star ranked it the #6 bestselling nonfiction book in Canada. Photo courtesy Dina Del Bucchia / Instagram