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Katherine Brodsky

Katherine Brodsky is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in VarietyEntertainment Weekly, USA Weekend Magazine, Canadian Screenwriter, MovieMaker MagazineThe IndependentStage DirectionsThe Georgia StraightAlive MagazineForwardTravel IntelligenceWriter’s DigestFashion MagazineBonjourParis, and many other publications. She has interviewed a diverse range of intriguing personalities, including Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Pulitzer, Tony, and Genie Award-winners and nominees.  She is a member of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists. Blog:

A Canadian's travel guide to Nashville, Tennessee

As someone who admittedly has a distaste for most country music, I never thought I'd find myself in Nashville. Instead, what I discovered in Nashville was much more than just country music.

Martin Short and fellow comics vie for laughs at Vancouver Comedy Fest

At the opening night gala for the Vancouver Comedy Festival, Martin Short took to the stage shifting through an assortments of characters ranging from Ed Grimley to the wildly beloved donut-eating...

A Time to Laugh: Martin Short and Comedy Fest Come to Town

Vancouver’s Comedy & Arts Festival is back in town and it's bringing some of the top names in comedy with it, Feb 7-17. Martin Short will open the festival at a gala performance on February 8.