Proust Questionnaire: My Dad

August 27, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Jeremy Sale, Sr. The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (link: Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Today's Proustian Participant, Jeremy Sale, is my Dad. Born in South Africa; a resident of Jordan, the UK, and other places; Dad is a fu...
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Proust Questionnaire: Terry O'Reilly

August 25, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Terry O'Reilly The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (link: Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Today's Proustian Participant, Terry O'Reilly, is a legendary adman, whose mellifluous modulations have been a highlight of CBC radio going...
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Proust Questionnaire: Jesse Hirsh

January 21, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Jesse Hirsh (photo courtesy of Jesse Hirsh) The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (link: Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Today's Proustian Participant, Jesse Hirsh, describes himself as a futurist, researcher & public speaker...
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Proust Questionnaire: Andrew King

January 14, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Andrew King (photo by Andrew King) The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Today's Proustian Participant, Andrew King, is my kind of Canadian— artistic, smart, funny, and with an energetic zeal...
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People may not care about your particular groove. That's good.

April 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I came up with a dumb idea last night as I fell asleep. 11pm is a target-rich environment for my dumb thoughts. What if... instead of taking photos, professionals instead recorded short audio samples of their clients? Switch the visual for the auditory. These high-quality "voice vignettes" would be recorded on top-notch gear and lo...
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Proust Questionnaire: Brian Hurson

February 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Brian Hurson The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Today's Proustian Participant, Brian Hurson is a tremendous personality. At very first glance, he might remind you of a mob br...
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Proust Questionnaire: Laurence Kim

December 08, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Laurence Kim The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Today's Proustian Participant is photographer, photography business blogger and coach: Laurence Kim. Described on his site as: "... ent...
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Proust Questionnaire: J. Kenji López-Alt

November 28, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: J. Kenji López-Alt The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Today's Proustian Participant is a chef, scientist, and inspiration all in one. I would say that 75% of the food I prepare—anything th...
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Proust Questionnaire: Bill Gekas

November 22, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Bill Gekas The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. The sixth participant is a stellar photographer— and contender for best Dad ever —Bill Gekas. Prediction: Bill's daughter will one day hav...
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Proust Questionnaire: Harry Sale

November 14, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Harry Sale The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. The next victim participant is my brother, Harry. Harry is an Investment Professional at RBC Dominion Securities. He is also a kick-ass unc...
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