Leah Golob

Leah Golob is an editorial assistant at the Vancouver Observer and writes about trending topics on a daily basis. Her interests include pop culture, travel, social issues and literary journalism. 

Leah has a master’s degree in English literature with professional experience teaching and researching Canadian literature at Brock University.

leah@thevancouverobserver.com

 

 

Moments leading to Vancouver riot kiss caught on video

A new video posted on YouTube further unveils the mystery surrounding the now-famous riot kiss photograph taken during the Stanley Cup riots.  Just last week the identities of the young couple...

Justin Bieber flaunts his Canadian roots at MuchMusic Video Awards

After the show, Bieber capped off the night with these words of wisdom: "Dont forget where you come from...and always show love to home. I LOVE CANADA!!! THANK YOU. GREAT NIGHT."

Kissing couple in Vancouver hockey riots identities revealed

In the aftermath of the Vancouver riots, a photograph of a young couple kissing amongst the chaos of hooligans and riot police received world-wide attention as a result of social media. The mystery...

Stanley Cup Canucks win will be bigger than Olympic gold medal win, fans say

As Vancouver gears for Game 7 in the Stanley Cup playoffs, fans say a Canucks win at Rogers Arena tonight will  lead to celebrations larger than those of the 2010 Olympics. Victory feels so...

The Book of Mormon wins big at 2011 Tony Awards

Creators of the animated satirical comedy South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, captured Broadway by storm this Tony season with their stage debut The Book of Mormon. The irreverent musical stole...

Travel bloggers dream big at TBEX

"To be a travel writer is to lead a double life," said Dylan Lowe, known in the blogosphere as the Travelling Editor. "Most writers have a day job and do travel blogging on the side, or are...

Vancouver preps for game five in Stanley Cup Final

Tonight's Stanley Cup Game 5 crowds in the streets of Vancouver are expected to be the biggest yet. In anticipation of the Canucks-Bruins show down, Georgia Street will be closing at noon. Three...

Give postal workers some respect

With the onset of the Canada Post strike, corporate news organizations have created too many caricatures of postal workers, describing them as greedy and selfish, and pitting them against the general...

Weekend events in Vancouver

Iron Chef winner Rob Feenie will show off his talent on stage at this weekend's Eat! Vancouver Food and Cooking Festival. That's just one of the great things happening this weekend in Vancouver....

Conservative party website hacked with prank post about Harper's health

The Conservative party's website was hacked earlier this morning, reporting claims that Stephen Harper had been rushed to the hospital after choking on his morning breakfast. "According to staff at...