Jed Blackburn

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Lawyer
  • University of Toronto - Double Major in Cinema Studies an...
  • From Toronto
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About Me


Travelling as much as possible this summer


Just recently became a lawyer, so I'm trying to see as many places/do as many interesting things before I start my new job in September. In Europe till the end of July, then off to Japan in August.


Film, philosophy, coaching and competing in fencing.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Very difficult to narrow down... Favorites include Festen, Umberto D, The 400 Blows, Bamboozled, Vertigo, The Passenger, The Conversation, Cool Hand Luke and Brazil.

Music: Also pretty varied (e.g. Beck to Pulp to Serge Gainsbourg to Louis Armstrong to Gnarls Barkley)

Books: Been reading a lot of Cormac McCarthy lately. Other favorites include Martin Amis, Kafka, Umberto Eco, Irvine Welsh, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climbed an active volcano with a guide who proceeded to get drunk and pass out. Later discovered that no other guides would take people up since an eruption is expected...

Countries I’ve Visited

Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Poland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Japan

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