John Robson

John Robson is a documentary film-maker, columnist with the National Post, commentator-at-large for News Talk Radio 580 CFRA in Ottawa and an Invited Professor at the University of Ottawa. He holds a PhD in American history from the University of Texas at Austin. You can see his work at www.johnrobson.ca

Bio last modified March 3rd, 2020.
Articles by John Robson
  • Pretenders to the Devil’s Throne

    John Robson

    John Robson argues the vanity of Ottawa’s recent Satanic mass wasn’t just that it mocked Catholicism. It’s that the assembled Devil worshipers didn’t sincerely believe there’s a Devil.

  • Heading Off The Robots

    John Robson

    Ottawa journalist John Robson warns that once machines become intelligent enough to tell human beings precisely what we’re good for, we might not like answer.

  • Redeeming a Doofus Sweater

    John Robson

    Our reviewer, John Robson, caps his acid pen after discovering that a musical version of “The Hockey Sweater” scores where Roch Carrier’s original short story whiffed worse than the Leafs trying to make the playoffs.

  • Only Ourselves To Thank

    John Robson

    Canada has been transformed in the 50 years since Canada’s 1967 Centennial. For some, the change shows we are now what history always meant us to be. But contrary voices have been to argue that we have, in fact, been cut off from our national origins, and natural development, by calculated ideological schemes.