Kevin Chong

Local authors strut their stuff at Vancouver International Writers Festival

I haven’t laughed so hard since I was at similar festivals back in Maine.

Jen Sookfong Lee talks about burlesque, Asian stereotypes, and the Vancouver International Writers Festival

Vancouver-based author Jen Sookfong Lee is a lot different in person than I pictured her while reading her latest novel, The Better Mother, a romantic and sensuous story about the...

What metrics matter most?

Calling the Vancouver Observer "reminiscent of Salon," Kevin Chong compares and contrasts VO, City Caucus, and Frances Bula's blog in his article, "The Politics of Vancouver blogs"  in the July...

Why the site crashed yesterday and other VO news

Yesterday, the site shut down for five hours. This happened under the pressure of a huge surge in traffic.  Finally, we upgraded to a larger server and acquired new speed and capacity.  We...