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Hot Type: Michael Turner gets hardcore… sorta

The Story


In one of Hot Type's more intimate interviews, Canadian writer Michael Turner strips off and jumps into bed to discuss his new book, The Pornographer''s Poem, a coming-of-age tale set in 1970s Vancouver. In this interview, the Hard Core Logo author argues that pornography deserves more credit as a valid art form - all the while enduring a deadpan interrogation from host Evan Solomon.

Medium: Television
Program: Hot Type
Broadcast Date: Oct. 22, 1999
Guest(s): Michael Turner
Host: Evan Solomon
Duration: 17:58

Did You know?


• The Pornographer's Poem won the 1999 Ethel Wilson Prize for Fiction, an award for the best work of fiction by an author in British Columbia or the Yukon.

• Michael Turner also won a Genie Award in 1996 for penning the song Who The Hell Do You Think You Are? for the film version of Hard Core Logo.


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