I can hardly begrudge American hacks their origin stories of David Carr, but I want to warn Canadian hacks against being colonial and unduly valourizing the frog-voiced star of the deplorable documentary Page One. I say that because before there was David Carr there was Sid Adilman, who germinated dozens of journalistic careers, including mine.

(Remembrance. Report from memorial service.)

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