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

  • Tragedy on the highway

    I was sitting in the front seat of a mostly-blue 15-passenger van next to the driver, Mr. Walker, our coach, and it was all over in an instant. I ...

  • The world according to Judge Chin

    So, the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak has spoken, and the verdict has been given in the case of Datu Seri Osu Haji Sukam and the Ritz Hotel ...

  • Is this too much to ask?

    By now, you're probably heartily sick of both New Year's resolutions and the inevitable stories looking back at "the year that was." You're ...

  • 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 ...