Profile of Russell Wangersky

Russell Wangersky is TC Media’s Atlantic Regional columnist. He can be reached at russell.wangersky@tc.tc. His column appears on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Transcontinental’s daily papers.

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • Avoiding stupid mistakes

    Everyone has done something they regret. Everyone has done something they shouldn't have done. And, at this time of year, something you regret, ...

  • Things were simpler then

    Awake in the early morning and there is one clear star left in the brightening blue of the sky. In the short-breathed cold, the rowhouses are ...

  • Buyer's market

    The airplane is full, so full that even people travelling together have been split up and are sentenced to the isolation of distant middle seats, ...

  • Whistling in the wind

    I blame Everett Farwell for making me think about trains. I thank him, too. Mr. Farwell wrote a letter to The Telegram (see below) suggesting ...

  • Places to go before you die

    In front of the New Ferolle lighthouse, facing the ocean, the stone looks like basalt steps built by a mason who, sometime in the process, simply ...

  • No guts and no glory

    "Now I'll be famous." - from the suicide note of a 19-year-old who killed nine people, including himself, in a mall shooting in Omaha, Nebraska, ...

  • The imaginary driver

    On Sunday night in the electrically dead city, drivers actually made reasonable decisions for a while. There were a few messy inches of slush on ...

  • If you dont have anything nice to say

    Inclusive - remember that word? Governments used to love it. Well, "exclusive" may not be exactly the right word, but we should probably be ...

  • The 40 days of Christmas

    I like Christmas. I like it during that last quieting week, when the shopping is basically done and you can start thinking about it as a break ...

  • Ire and the Irish connection

    Enough of this Irish shtick, already. For years now, this province has been talking up its great and long-running ties to Ireland, that ...