Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Ryan Knighton lives in Vancouver, teaches at a college in North Vancouver, and peers at the world with a strange but distinctive focus. He just signed a whopping book contract based on a series of pieces that appeared on this site, and his publisher made us erase them.

Shopping for Safe Streets

By Ryan Knighton / 2004 December 2
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A street encounter makes Ryan Knighton think twice about British Columbia’s not-exactly controversial Safe Streets Act

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AN OPEN LETTER TO BECK’S TAXI

By Ryan Knighton / 2004 February 17
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One of Toronto’s leading taxi companies has a moral problem, and quite likely legal and public relations problems, too.

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AS FOR ME AND MY SMOKING

By Ryan Knighton / 2003 August 26
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Ryan Knighton continues to quit smoking…

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Salty Prices

By Ryan Knighton / 2003 August 11
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Ryan Knighton visits the salt mines near Krakow, Poland, and finds them, er, translated…

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A Bad Case of Blindness

By Ryan Knighton / 2003 March 10
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Ryan Knighton goes to see, sort of, the movie Daredevil

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QUITTING, AGAIN: Day 30

By Ryan Knighton / 2003 January 31
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Ryan Knighton continues his elegy for cigarettes–or his descent into recidivism…

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QUITTING, AGAIN

By Ryan Knighton / 2003 January 27
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Ryan Knighton tries to wax philosophical about quitting smoking, but would really rather…

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On The Rewards of Plagiarism

By Ryan Knighton / 2002 November 5
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Ryan Knighton wonders if college-level plagiarism might not be presenting a societal morality

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On Psychopathy TM

By Ryan Knighton / 2002 September 27
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Ryan Knighton raises the possibility that corporate manipulation of the cybersphere is creating a new kind of psychopath

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Bearded Story

By Ryan Knighton / 2001 November 22
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Ryan Knighton offers another panel about cars, this time with facial hair and a dead snake

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