TJ Dawe

TJ Dawe

 TJ is a Vancouver based writer, performer and director of new theatre pieces. He's participated in ninety or so theatre and comedy festivals in Canada, the US, Australia and the UK. He has six published plays and a humour book. He's also interested in movies, literature, television, comic books, history, science, spirituality, tai chi, technology, food and the Enneagram. He generally juggles a dozen projects at a time. He thinks more people should read the books of Barbara Ehrenreich, Gabor Mate, David Mitchell, Dan Savage, Mark Kurlansky, Miriam Toews and Brian Michael Bendis. 


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Monday, 09 July 2012 14:19

Andy Griffith: Stand-up Comedian

Check out this brilliant routine about football. 
There's already legislation in place in sixty countries for this, but not Canada or the US. Why not?
Sunday, 01 July 2012 22:57

Enneagram Nines and Holy Love

Enneagram Nines come into this world at one with a certain aspect of Being, and then separate from it. 
Steve Dawson is an award winning musician and producer. His totems include Ry Cooder, The Band, Daniel Lanois, Leo Kottke and Bill Frisell. 
This is obvious and known to everyone who's watched the show, isn't it?
Alzheimer's, eternal youth, and more: a theory proposed by a Beams reader.
This could actually mean that we're climbing up the evolutionary ladder.
Sunday, 10 June 2012 00:23

William Gibson on Steely Dan

What the author of Neuromancer has to say about the Two Against Nature
From the Huffington Post and the National Post. 
Sunday, 03 June 2012 18:58

Deepak Chopra on Superheroes

A review of his book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes.
    For life - much less human life - to have emerged on Earth, a number of unlikely factors had to be in place. 
Monday, 21 May 2012 02:33

Why Women Have to Pee So Often

    The physiology of the need, not the psychology.
This is a first in a new series of podcasts, exploring the ignored and underestimated.  
    You've probably had some, if you're partial to raspberry flavour.
      NPR's All Songs Considered website is a treasure trove for audiophiles.
Sunday, 29 April 2012 17:13

Pictures of Cherry Blossoms

  A short photo essay of Springtime flowers and colours.  
Singer/songwriter and Beams and Struts contributor Corin Raymond talks about Tom Waits, Sam Cooke, the Rolling Stones, Howlin' Wolf and The Band.
  In short: collaborators, language, sex, violence, poetry, adapters, prolific, Central England, underappreciated.
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