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Our favourite interviews from 2018
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2018 year in review: People

Our favourite interviews from 2018

Words— Frank And Oak staff

We spoke to some fascinating people over the past year on The Handbook. From a cannabis activist who made it his mission to help people in pain to up and coming musicians to a game designer who wants you to practice self-care—here are a few of our favourites.





Legalization is here, but Cannabis advocate and activist Adam Greenblatt still has work to do.


Canopy Growth's Adam Greenblatt on how he became a cannabis activist, moving into the business sector, and what's in store for Canada after legalization.


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Restaurateur Ryan Gray talks good wine and even better pizza


We sat down with restaurateur Ryan Gray to talk about how his work has helped shape Montreal's dining scene, pizza, hospitality, and his thoughts on living la bella vita.


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Video game creator Brie Code wants to help you learn to love your phone again, using #SelfCare.


We chatted with Brie Code about self-care, what inspired her to start her own studio, and how queer gamers can find community.


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Lou Phelps turns to his thoughts for his latest record


With his new album, Lou Phelps is opening up. We talked with him about what it means to be real with yourself, collabing with other artists, and the difference between rapping in French and English.


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Dani Roche is Toronto's internet-era design queen


On being more influential than an “influencer” and working with friends: we spoke with the founder of Kastor & Pollux, Dani Roche.


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Ryerson University’s Ben Barry on remodelling fashion’s paradigm


Ben Barry was 14 when he started his own modelling agency devoted to diversity. Now he's the Chair of Ryerson's School of Fashion. Not surprisingly, he’s staying (stylishly) woke.  


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RYAN Playground is just getting started


A quick chat about her about her new record, making music with her parents, and making up words to make music.


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