Jason McBride

The Globe and Mail praises The Steve Machine

By Jason McBride
The Globe and Mail
January 15 2009

In 2004, I edited a collection of video scripts by acclaimed Canadian artist Steve Reinke. Reinke is an aphoristic and acerbic writer, but on the page his words weren't quite as beguiling as they were in his videos. This was because a large part of the charm of his work lay in his deadpan delivery, the performance of his own words.

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uTOpia reviewed by Women's Post

By Anthony Banks
Women's Post
November 21 3200

uTOpia

Edited by Jason McBride and Alana Wilcox

Coach House Books

287 pages

$24.95

In the past few years, Toronto has suffered from the folly of the grand vision. Projects like Dundas Square, the Distillery District and the Sheppard Subway have offered up massive fixes to problems that never really existed. The idea, one can only guess, is to hasten growth and burnish the city's image.

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