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Christine Ama is a freelance fashion, arts and culture writer. She has contributed numerous articles to ADONE Magazine and SheDoesTheCity.com and worked for several years as a product copywriter for the Hudson's Bay Company. With a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and an intensive Fashion Merchandising program under her belt, Ama is passionate about marrying her love for creative culture with the written word. In the past, she pursued music as a self-produced electro pop singer/songwriter called Christer (rhymes with "shyster" ;) releasing a full-length album, two music videos and touring internationally. After visiting over five countries in Europe, Ama temporarily relocated to Berlin, Germany where she worked and wrote for over a year. She currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Tragic Comedy: You Call This Art?

Provoking laughter from a room of strangers is no easy task, one that involves a complicated intermingling of creative elements, not to mention some deep-seated torment to fuel the creative fire. Professional stand-up comedian Graham Kay talks about his craft, his struggles and what makes comedy an art in its purest form.